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Python exec() Function

Python exec() Function

Python exec() function is used to execute the given input Python code. It accepts large blocks of code, unlike the eval() function that only accepts a single expression.

Syntax:
exec(object, globals, locals)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
object This parameter defines a String or a code object.
globals This is an optional parameter. It defines a dictionary containing global parameters.
locals This is an optional parameter. It defines a dictionary containing local parameters.
Here is an example of Python exex() function:

x = 'name = "Jerry"\nprint(name)'
exec(x)

Output:
Jerry
Example 2:

x = 'a = 5 \nb = 10 \nprint(a+b) \nprint(a*b)'
exec(x)

Output:
15
50

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