Deleting a dictionary entry in Python

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How do we delete a pair of keys and values from a dictionary?
May 2, 2018 in Python by snake
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Use pop():

mapping.pop("key_x") #key_x is a key entry

Note that this mutates the dictionary.

answered May 2, 2018 by Nietzsche's daemon
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