Can I use… trim(<string>)

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The SQL function trim(…) removes space characters from both ends of a string.

SELECT TRIM('   traveling spaces   ')
  FROM …

The result of the example is the text 'traveling space' with the leading and trailing spaces removed.

Normative References

The trim() function is defined in ISO/IEC 9075:2016-2 as mandatory feature E021-09.

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