Java.util.Dictionary.get() Method


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Description

The java.util.Dictionary.get(Object key) method returns the value that is on the key given in the dictionary.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.Dictionary.get() method

public abstract V get(Object key)

Parameters

  • key -- a key in this dictionary. Can be null if key is not mapped to any value.

Return Value

This method returns the value to which the key is mapped in this dictionary.

Exception

  • NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.Dictionary.get() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class DictionaryDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

   // create a new hashtable
   Dictionary dict = new Hashtable();
	  
   // add elements in the hashtable
   dict.put("1", "Chocolate");
   dict.put("2", "Cocoa");
   dict.put("6", "Coffee");
	  
   // returns the elements associated with the key
   System.out.println(dict.get("6"));
   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

Coffee

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