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uppercase

[uhp-er-keys]
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adjective
  1. (of an alphabetical character) capital.
  2. Printing. pertaining to or belonging in the upper case.
verb (used with object), up·per·cased, up·per·cas·ing.
  1. to print or write with an uppercase letter.
noun
  1. a capital letter.
Compare lowercase.

Origin of uppercase

First recorded in 1730–40; upper1 + case2
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