Python: Sort a list alphabetically in a dictionary

Python dictionary: Exercise-28 with Solution

Write a Python program to sort a list alphabetically in a dictionary.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

num = {'n1': [2, 3, 1], 'n2': [5, 1, 2], 'n3': [3, 2, 4]}
sorted_dict = {x: sorted(y) for x, y in num.items()}

Sample Output:

{'n1': [1, 2, 3], 'n2': [1, 2, 5], 'n3': [2, 3, 4]}

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