A Directive provides a way to describe alternate runtime execution and type validation behavior in a GraphQL document.

In some cases, you need to provide options to alter GraphQL's execution behavior in ways field arguments will not suffice, such as conditionally including or skipping a field. Directives provide this by describing additional information to the executor.

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    name: String!
    description: String
    isRepeatable: Boolean!
    locations: [__DirectiveLocation!]!
    args(includeDeprecated: Boolean): [__InputValue!]!