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Keywords are reserved words which can not be used as variable names, function names, or any other identifiers. Python has a number of keywords that are available for use in programming. A list of these keywords with brief description are mentioned below. For more details about any keyword, please visit its page.

Python Keywords
KeywordDescription
and A logical operator which returns true if both of its operands are true, else returns false
as To create an alias
assert For debugging
break To terminate the program out of the loop containing it
class To define a class
continue To let the program to skip a block of codes for current iteration.
def To define a function
del To delete an object
elif Used in conditional statements, same as else if
else Used in conditional statements
except Used with exceptions, what to do when an exception occurs
False Boolean value, result of comparison operations
finally Used with exceptions, a block of code that will be executed no matter if there is an exception or not
for To create a for loop
from To import specific parts of a module
global To declare a global variable
if To make a conditional statement
import To import a module
in A membership operator which validates membership of an element in the sequence like list, tuple etc.
is To test if two variables are equal
lambda To create an anonymous function
None Represents a null value
nonlocal To declare a non-local variable
not A logical operator which returns true if its operand is false and returns false if its operand is true
not in A membership operator which validates no-membership of an element in the sequence like list, tuple etc.
or A logical operator which returns true if either of its operands are true, else returns false
pass A null statement, a statement that will do nothing
raise To raise an exception
return To exit a function and return a value
True Boolean value, result of comparison operations
try To make a try...except statement
while To create a while loop
with Used to simplify exception handling
yield To end a function, returns a generator

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