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ParentDirectory[ ] gives the parent of the current working directory.
ParentDirectory["dir"] gives the parent of the directory dir.
ParentDirectory returns the full name of the directory as a string.
ParentDirectory works only under operating systems which support hierarchical file systems.
See Section 2.12.4.
See also: Directory, $HomeDirectory, DirectoryName.
New in Version 2.