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Python: Matches a word at the beginning of a string

Python Regular Expression: Exercise-10 with Solution

Write a Python program that matches a word at the beginning of a string.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

import re
def text_match(text):
        patterns = '^\w+'
        if re.search(patterns,  text):
                return 'Found a match!'
        else:
                return('Not matched!')

print(text_match("The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog."))
print(text_match(" The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog."))

Sample Output:

Found a match!                                                                                                
Not matched!

Python Code Editor:

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