*** how to set up a variable in Linux? ***

I am a newbie. I know this is a little off-stream of programming, but it is the problem when I tried to program in linux. I wonder if there is a way to set up a variable, say $VAR = /home/root, so that I can use
cd $VAR
instead of
cd /home/root

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  • : I am a newbie. I know this is a little off-stream of programming,
    : but it is the problem when I tried to program in linux. I wonder if
    : there is a way to set up a variable, say $VAR = /home/root, so that
    : I can use
    : cd $VAR
    : instead of
    : cd /home/root
    :

    See man export
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