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In Python 2, the default print is a simple IO method that doesn't give many options to play around with.

The following two examples will summarize it.

Example 1:

var, var1, var2 = 1,2,3
print var
print var1, var2 

Prints two lines and, in the second line, and are separated by a single space.

Example 2:

for i in xrange(10):
    print i,

Prints each element separated by space on a single line. Removing the comma at the end will print each element on a new line.

Let's import the advanced print_function from the __future__ module.

Its method signature is below:

print(*values, sep=' ', end='\n', file=sys.stdout)
print(value1, value2, value3, sep=' ', end='\n', file=sys.stdout)

Here, values is an array and *values means array is unpacked, you can add values separated by a comma too. The arguments sep, end, and file are optional, but they can prove helpful in formatting output without taking help from a string module.

The argument definitions are below:
sep defines the delimiter between the values.
end defines what to print after the values.
file defines the output stream.

in Python 2 print_function is much faster than the default print

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