Is there a way to list out in-built variables and functions of Python

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Hi. I recently found out about the dir() method that lists out the names that a module provides. To use this, you need to import a module and then use the dir() method. 

import datetime

I was just wondering if there is a way to list out the in-built functions. Because, we don't import any module to use the in-built functions or names, so how can we list the in-built names?

May 14, 2019 in Python by Yash

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The in-built variables and functions are defined in the builtins modules. So you can use the dir() method on this module to list the names. For example:

>>> import builtins
>>> dir(builtins)
answered May 14, 2019 by Junaid

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