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Python String - strip() Method



The Python strip() method is used to trim the string. This method has one optional parameter which is used to specify trim character(s). Default value of this parameter is whitespace.

Syntax

string.strip(character(s))

Parameters

character(s) Optional. Character(s) which need to be trimmed from the string. default value is whitespace.

Return Value

Returns the string which is trimmed version of the given string.

Example:

In the example below, strip() method is used to trim the string using specified trim characters.

MyString = "   Hello World!   "
print(MyString.strip())

MyString = ",*#Hello, World#@!"
print(MyString.strip(",*#@!"))

The output of the above code will be:

Hello World!
Hello, World

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