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Python String | max()

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  • Last Updated : 08 Dec, 2021
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max() is an inbuilt function in Python programming language that returns the highest alphabetical character in a string.

Syntax:

max(string)

Parameter:
max() method takes a string as a parameter

Return value:

Returns a character which is alphabetically the highest character in the string.

Below is the Python implementation of the method max()

Python




# python program to demonstrate the use of 
# max() function 
  
# maximum alphabetical character in 
# "geeks" 
string = "geeks" 
print max(string)
  
# maximum alphabetical character in 
# "raj"
string = "raj" 
print max(string)


Output:

s
r
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