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case-sensitive

adjective
1.
distinguishing between upper-case and lower-case letters: users can now perform case-sensitive searches
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Contemporary definitions for case-sensitive
adjective

pertaining to a different meaning or interpretation based on upper- and lower-cased letters

Examples

On most systems, the software controlling passwords is case-sensitive.

Usage Note

computing

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