getting parent path of current directory in python Dec

The following code extracts the parent path of your current working directory, or any path value, in Python. I'm not sure if there's a way to automatically walk up and down through the directories, but this worked for me and was nice and small.

It works by splitting the path on "/", removes the last element in the array, then joins everything back together.

import os

path = os.getcwd()
parent_path = os.sep.join(path.split(os.sep)[:-1])
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