Python dictionary has_key() Method

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Description

The method has_key() returns true if a given key is available in the dictionary, otherwise it returns a false.

Syntax

Following is the syntax for has_key() method:

dict.has_key(key)

Parameters

  • key -- This is the Key to be searched in the dictionary.

Return Value

This method return true if a given key is available in the dictionary, otherwise it returns a false.

Example

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

#!/usr/bin/python

dict = {'Name': 'Zara', 'Age': 7}

print "Value : %s" %  dict.has_key('Age')
print "Value : %s" %  dict.has_key('Sex')

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

Value : True
Value : False



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