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Python String rpartition() Method

❮ String Methods


Example

Search for the last occurrence of the word "bananas", and return a tuple with three elements:

1 - everything before the "match"
2 - the "match"
3 - everything after the "match"

txt = "I could eat bananas all day, bananas are my favorite fruit"

x = txt.rpartition("bananas")

print(x)
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Definition and Usage

The rpartition() method searches for the last occurrence of a specified string, and splits the string into a tuple containing three elements.

The first element contains the part before the specified string.

The second element contains the specified string.

The third element contains the part after the string.


Syntax

string.rpartition(value)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
value Required. The string to search for

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Example

If the specified value is not found, the rpartition() method returns a tuple containing: 1 - the whole string, 2 - an empty string, 3 - an empty string:

txt = "I could eat bananas all day, bananas are my favorite fruit"

x = txt.rpartition("apples")

print(x)
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❮ String Methods