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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.
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verb (used with object), up·per·cased, up·per·cas·ing.
  1. to print or write with an uppercase letter.
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noun
  1. a capital letter.
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Origin of uppercase

First recorded in 1730–40; upper1 + case2
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Related Words

capcapitalmajuscule

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