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Discussion on: How to remove duplicates from JavaScript array

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Andrew Bridge

I'd imagine if you were using a Set from the start, and adding values via the .add method on the Set object, you wouldn't need to store or iterate through the all the duplicates. That won't help if you needed to retain all the dupe data for some other uses though.

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Mahmoud Ibn Samy

I agree that in some use cases you can't use Set. Actually, in some cases, you can't even use it from the beginning, As an example, if you want to have a collection of unique objects, Set won't help.