Access a specific key in the nested Dictionary.

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by vigneshchennai74 dot icon Updated: Apr 6, 2023

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Accessing specific keys in nested dictionaries is important. There are many real-world datasets and programming tasks involve working with nested dictionaries. By knowing how to access specific keys, you can extract the data you need and use it to perform various operations and analyses.

The ability to access specific keys in nested dictionaries is a fundamental programming skill that has a wide range of practical applications:

  • Data processing: Many real-world applications involve processing complex data structures such as JSON or XML files, often containing nested dictionaries.
  • Web development: Web development often involves working with APIs that return data as nested dictionaries.
  • Machine learning: Many machine learning models are trained on data stored in nested dictionaries.

The format method is a built-in Python function that allows you to format strings with variables. It takes one or more arguments, which can be either variables or literals and returns a formatted string.

Being able to access specific keys in nested dictionaries is a foundational skill that is essential for many real-world programming tasks.

Preview of the output that you will get on running this code from your IDE


  1. Copy the code using the "Copy" button above, and paste it in a Python file in your IDE.
  2. Enter the Dictionary that need to access.
  3. Run the file to get a access in a nested dictionary.

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  • The solution is created in Python 3.7.15 Version

Using this solution, we can able to create a list with a defined length and items in Python. This process also facilities an easy to use, hassle free method to create a hands-on working version of code which would create a list with a defined length and items in Python.


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