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Python String | max()
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 07 Jan, 2018

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()




# pythin 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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