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Python: Count the most common words in a dictionary

Python Collections: Exercise-31 with Solution

Write a Python program to count the most common words in a dictionary.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

words = [
   'red', 'green', 'black', 'pink', 'black', 'white', 'black', 'eyes',
   'white', 'black', 'orange', 'pink', 'pink', 'red', 'red', 'white', 'orange',
   'white', "black", 'pink', 'green', 'green', 'pink', 'green', 'pink',
   'white', 'orange', "orange", 'red'
]
from collections import Counter
word_counts = Counter(words)
top_four = word_counts.most_common(4)
print(top_four)

Sample Output:

[('pink', 6), ('black', 5), ('white', 5), ('red', 4)]

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