What is the difference between a keyword and an identifier in Python? Give an example of each.


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The difference between a keyword and an identifier in Python is that a keyword is a reserved word that has a special meaning and purpose in the language , while an identifier is a user-defined name that is used to identify a variable, function, class, module, or other object . An example of a keyword is def , which is used to define a function. An example of an identifier is x , which can be used to store a value.

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