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Python List copy() Method

Python copy() method copies the list and returns the copied list. It does not take any parameter and returns a list. The method signature and examples are given below.

Signature

Parameters

No parameter

Return

It returns a copy of the list.

Let's see some examples of copy() method to understand it's functionality.

Python List copy() Method Example 1

A Simple example which copy a list ot another and makes an new list. See the example below.

Output:

Original list: [6, 8, 2, 4]
Copy list: [6, 8, 2, 4]

Python List copy() Method Example 2

Here, we are using list slicing concept to create a copy of the list. See the example below.

Output:

Original list: [6, 8, 2, 4]
Copy list: [6, 8, 2, 4]

Python List copy() Method Example 3

The assignment operator can also be used to copy a list into another. This is most general approach but not recommended.

Output:

Original list: [6, 8, 2, 4]
Copy list: [6, 8, 2, 4]

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