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Python Dictionary Methods

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  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 15 Jul, 2022
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Python Dictionary is like a map that is used to store data in the form of a key:value pair. Python provides various in-built functions to deal with dictionaries. In this article, we will see a list of all the functions provided by Python to work with dictionaries.

Table of Python Dictionary Methods

Functions Name Description
clear() Removes all items from the dictionary
copy() Returns a shallow copy of the dictionary
fromkeys() Creates a dictionary from the given sequence
get() Returns the value for the given key
items() Return the list with all dictionary keys with values
keys() Returns a view object that displays a list of all the keys in the dictionary in order of insertion
pop() Returns and removes the element with the given key
popitem() Returns and removes the key-value pair from the dictionary
setdefault() Returns the value of a key if the key is in the dictionary else inserts the key with a value to the dictionary
update() Updates the dictionary with the elements from another dictionary
values() Returns a list of all the values available in a given dictionary

Note: For more information on Python Dictionary refer to Python Dictionary Tutorial.

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