Run command with args suppressing the normal shell function lookup.
Syntax command [-pVv] command [arg...] Key -p Use a default value for PATH that will find all the standard utilities. -v Print a description of command -V Print a verbose description of command
Only builtin commands or commands found in the PATH are executed.
If the -V or -v option is supplied, the exit status is 0 if command was found, and 1 if not.
If neither option is supplied and an error occurred or command cannot be found, the exit status is 127.
Otherwise, the exit status of the command builtin is the exit status of command.
$ command ls
command is a builtin command
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