lower case Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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lower casenoun [U]

uk   us  
letters of the ​alphabet that are not written as ​capitalletters, for ​example a, b, c
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lower-case
adjective uk   us  
lower-case ​letters
(Definition of lower case from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lower case”
in Arabic حُروف صَغيرة (في الطِّباعة)…
in Korean 소문자…
in Portuguese caixa-baixa, letras minúsculas…
in Catalan minúscula…
in Japanese (アルファベットの)小文字…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小写字母…
in Turkish küçük harf…
in Russian строчные буквы…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小寫字母…
in Italian carattere minuscolo…
in Polish małe litery…
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