Converting Python List to String

To convert a list to a string in Python, you can use the string.join() method, which takes a list (or iterable) as an argument and returns a new string. The list must contain only strings; otherwise, string.join() will throw a TypeError exception. If you don't have a homogeneous list (a list containing elements of the same type), you can use the Python map() method to make a list homogeneous and then use the string.join() method to convert it to a string. The map(str, my_list) method iterates over all list elements and converts them to a string. You can also convert a list to a string by manually looping through the list and converting the elements of the list to a string. In this Python List to String example, we use the string.join() method which concatenates the list elements into a string and returns it as output. Below you can see more examples of converting Python lists to strings with a detailed description of each method. Click Execute to run the Python List to String Conversion Example online and see the result.
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