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I have a pretty big array with unique values from which I need specific values pretty often. The obvious way to do this (at least obvious to me) is:

for value in myarray:
if value == specific
return value

If my specific value is at position x , this needs x steps to find it. Simple.

But I also happened to stumble across the find() function in array. So I thought of another way:
var neededvalueindex = myarray.find(specificvalue)
var neededvalue = myarray[neededvalueindex]
return needed_value

I guess there are even more ways to achieve what I want, but what I would really like to know, is how I find an efficient (possibly the most efficient) one.
I appreciate any advice on the matter.

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