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Discussion on: Is Python a compiled language?

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DynamicSquid

Don't some version of Java compilers actually compile the bytecode too, giving Java its compiled name?

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DH Kim Author

Yes. I believe the GNU compiler for Java can compile Java to machine code. On that note, Python also has a JIT compiler called PyPy which generates machine code at runtime.