Python is a high level general-purpose programming language. It uses a multi-paradigm approach, meaning it supports procedural, object-oriented and some functional programming constructs.

It was created by Guido van Rossum as a successor to another language (called ABC) between 1985 and 1990, and is currently used on a large array of domains, like web development, as a scripting language for other applications and to build actual applications.

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