Merge dictionaries in Python

Merge dictionaries in Python with update()

address = {'street': 'MG Road', 'house': '123'}

contact = {'country': 'India', 'city': 'Indore', 'street': 'Ring Road'}


# Address dictionary will now have the updated data 

{'house': '123', 'country': 'India', 'city': 'Indore', 'street': 'Ring Road'}

We can use update() when we are required to merge two dictionaries in Python

address.update(contact), the key-value pairs of contact(dictionary2) will be written into the address(dictionary1).And for keys in both dictionary1 and dictionary2, the value in dictionary1 will be overwritten by the corresponding value in dictionary2


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