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uppercase

[uhp-er-keys] /ˈʌp ərˈkeɪs/
adjective
1.
(of an alphabetical character) capital.
2.
Printing. pertaining to or belonging in the upper case.
verb (used with object), uppercased, uppercasing.
3.
to print or write with an uppercase letter.
noun
4.
a capital letter.
Compare lowercase.
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40; upper1 + case2
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Examples from the web for uppercase
  • Similarly, using all uppercase may come across as shouting.
  • Her status updates were bubbly shrieks of uppercase letters and exclamation points.
  • Lowercase letters with an initial uppercase letter are used for all places, streets, and highways.

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