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Meaning of UPPER CASE

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in proper names and sometimes for emphasis; (printers once kept type for capitals and small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters)
 
 Synonyms: capital, upper-case letter
 
 Antonyms: lower case, lower-case letter, small letter
 
 See Also: character, grapheme, graphic symbol, small cap, small capital

 

 

 

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