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Python: Remove words from a given list of strings containing a character or string

Python List: Exercise - 127 with Solution

Write a Python program to remove words from a given list of strings containing a character or string.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

def remove_words(in_list, char_list):
    new_list = []
    for line in in_list:
        new_words = ' '.join([word for word in line.split() if not any([phrase in word for phrase in char_list])])
        new_list.append(new_words)
    return new_list
     
str_list = ['Red color', 'Orange#', 'Green', 'Orange @', "White"]
print("Original list:")
print("list1:",str_list)
char_list = ['#', 'color', '@']
print("\nCharacter list:")
print(char_list)
print("\nNew list:")
print(remove_words(str_list, char_list))

Sample Output:

Original list:
list1: ['Red color', 'Orange#', 'Green', 'Orange @', 'White']

Character list:
['#', 'color', '@']

New list:
['Red', '', 'Green', 'Orange', 'White']

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