Invert dictionary

Isabelle Viktoria Maciohsek · Python, Dictionary · Nov 2, 2020

Inverts a dictionary with unique hashable values.

  • Use dictionary.items() in combination with a list comprehension to create a new dictionary with the values and keys inverted.
def invert_dictionary(obj):
  return { value: key for key, value in obj.items() }
ages = {
  'Peter': 10,
  'Isabel': 11,
  'Anna': 9,
}
invert_dictionary(ages) # { 10: 'Peter', 11: 'Isabel', 9: 'Anna' }

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