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Where does Python look for methods? PREMIUM

Series: Classes
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4 min. read 3 min. video Python 3.7—3.11

When we call a method on a class, where does Python look for it?

Inheriting methods from a parent class

We have a class (LastDict) that inherits from the UserDict class (from the collections module in the Python standard library):

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