block capitals Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “block capitals” in the English Dictionary

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block capitalsnoun [plural]

uk   us   (also mainly US block letters)
a ​style of writing in which each ​letter of a word is written ​separately and ​clearly using the ​capitalletters of the ​alphabet: Please ​printyourname and ​address in ​blockcapitals.
(Definition of block capitals from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “block capitals”
in Arabic الحُروف الكبيرة…
in Korean 블록체 대문자…
in Portuguese letras maiúsculas…
in Catalan majúscules…
in Japanese (アルファベットの)大文字…
in Chinese (Simplified) 正体大写字母…
in Turkish büyük harfler…
in Russian заглавные буквы…
in Chinese (Traditional) 正楷大寫字母…
in Italian stampatello maiuscolo…
in Polish litery drukowane…
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