{bash scripting} Multiline initialisation of string variable

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The task is quite simple. I need to initialise а string variable and assign to it a very long value. For the reason of readability I want to devide this long value into equal parts and place each part at a separate line.

For instance, I have -


and I want to make it multiline but with equal meaning -


i.e. eventually between "QWERTU" there shouldn't be any space or enything else if we echo it, and the string have to be equal to previous initialisation.

Thank you,
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