Print all unique words of a String

Write a function that takes a String as argument and prints all unique words in it.

Examples:

Input : Java is great. Grails is also great
Output : Java
         Grails
         also



The idea is to use map to keep track of words already occurred. But first we have to extract all words from a String, as a string may contain many sentences with punctuation marks.

For extracting words from a String, refer Extracting each word from a String.

Python : The idea is to use Dictionary for calculating the count of each word.But first we have to extract all words from a String, as a string may contain many sentences. The word which has count 1 in dictionary is unique word.

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// Java program to print unique words
// from a string
  
import java.util.HashMap;
import java.util.Iterator;
import java.util.Set;
import java.util.regex.Matcher;
import java.util.regex.Pattern;
  
public class Test 
{
    // Prints unique words in a string
    static void printUniquedWords(String str)
    {
        // Extracting words from string
        Pattern p = Pattern.compile("[a-zA-Z]+");
        Matcher m = p.matcher(str);
          
        // Map to store count of a word
        HashMap<String, Integer> hm = new HashMap<>();
          
        // if a word found
        while (m.find()) 
        {
            String word = m.group();
              
            // If this is first occurrence of word
            if(!hm.containsKey(word))
                hm.put(word, 1);
            else
                // increment counter of word
                hm.put(word, hm.get(word) + 1);
              
        }
          
        // Traverse map and print all words whose count
        // is  1
        Set<String> s = hm.keySet();
        Iterator<String> itr = s.iterator();
  
        while(itr.hasNext())
        {
            String w = itr.next();
              
            if (hm.get(w) == 1)
                System.out.println(w);
        }    
    }
      
    // Driver Method
    public static void main(String[] args) 
    {
        String str = "Java is great. Grails is also great";
        printUniquedWords(str);
    }
}

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# Python Program to print unique word in a string
# Declare a dictionary
dict = {}
  
  
# Method to check whether the word exists in dictionary or not
def uniqueWord(Word):
  
    if Word in dict:
  
        # if the word exists in dictionary then 
        # simply increase its count
        dict[words] += 1
  
    else:
  
        # if the word does not exists in dictionary update 
        # the dictionary and make its count 1
        dict.update({words: 1})
  
  
# Driver Program to Test the program
if __name__ == '__main__':
    str = "Java is great Grails is also great"
  
    # split() method is used to split all the words in a string
    ListOfWords = str.split()
  
    # extract each word from ListOfWords and pass
    # it to the method uniqueWord()
    for words in ListOfWords:
        uniqueWord(words)
  
    # Iterate over dictionary if the value of the key 
    # is 1, then print the element
    for elements in dict:
        if dict[elements] == 1:
            print(elements)

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Output:

Java
Grails
also

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