Meaning of “shift key” in the English Dictionary

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"shift key" in Business English

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shift keynoun [ C ]

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on a computer keyboard, a key that changes the letter, number, or symbol that would normally appear when you press another key at the same time:

He completely ignored the shift key and wrote all his e-mails in lower case.

(Definition of “shift key” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)