Python dictionary copy() Method

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Description

The method copy() returns a shallow copy of the dictionary.

Syntax

Following is the syntax for copy() method:

dict.copy()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

This method returns a shallow copy of the dictionary.

Example

The following example shows the usage of copy() method.

#!/usr/bin/python

dict1 = {'Name': 'Zara', 'Age': 7};

dict2 = dict1.copy()
print "New Dictinary : %s" %  str(dict2)

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

New Dictinary : {'Age': 7, 'Name': 'Zara'}



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