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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Lists Disemvowel

Alex Diaz
Alex Diaz
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I'm still getting vowels! Help

Can anyone please help me finish this code challenge, not sure what's going wrong. Thank you!

def disemvowel(word):
    vowel = ['a', 'e', 'i', 'o', 'u', 'A', 'E', 'I', 'O', 'U']
    word_list = list(word)
    for vowels in word_list:
        if vowels in vowel:
    return "".join(word_list)

1 Answer


This may help pointing you in the right direction. You could use list as well.

def disemvowel(word):
    vowels = list("aeiou")
    for letter in word:
        if letter in vowels:
            new_word = word.replace(letter, '')
            word = new_word
    return word

new_word = disemvowel('abcdefghijklmnopqurstvwxyz')
new_word = disemvowel('this is a test for vowel removal')


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