Error not declared in this scope

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    Error not declared in this scope

    I am trying to practice my programming skills by writing a program to mess around with my friends in class. But I am having some trouble doing it.
    Here is what I wrote and the error I am receiving.
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    You need to quote the string literal, i.e., "michael" not michael. Also, the correct header for std::string is <string>, not <cstring>. <cstring> is for functions - inherited from C - that work with null terminated strings. You should explicitly declare main as returning an int.
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    Man that was obvious. I have a lot to learn. But thank you for answering my question.

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