/ (ˈreɪtˌkæp) /
verb -caps, -capping or -capped (tr)
(formerly in Britain) to impose on (a local authority) an upper limit on the level of the rate it may levy
The Irritating History Of ALL CAPSHow did THIS become code for shouting in the first place? Should we decapitate caps altogether, or is there a place for it in our hearts and on our screens?
Derived Formsrate-capping, noun
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