upper case Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “upper case” in the English Dictionary

"upper case" in British English

See all translations

upper casenoun [U]

uk   us   specialized
If ​letters are in ​uppercase, they are written as ​capitals.
adjective uk   us  
upper-case ​letters
(Definition of upper case from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “upper case”
in Arabic الحُروف الكَبيرة…
in Korean 대문자…
in Portuguese letras maiúsculas…
in Catalan majúscula…
in Japanese 大文字…
in Chinese (Simplified) (字母的)大写…
in Turkish büyük harf…
in Russian прописные буквы…
in Chinese (Traditional) (字母的)大寫…
in Italian caratteri maiuscoli…
in Polish duże litery…
What is the pronunciation of upper case?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“upper case” in British English

Word of the Day

nothing of the kind

used to emphasize a negative statement

Word of the Day

There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
by Kate Woodford,
November 25, 2015
In the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary the word ‘synonym’ is defined as ‘a word or phrase that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or phrase in the same language’. As you might expect, definitions for this word are broadly similar in other dictionaries and yet the italicized

Read More 

climatarian adjective
climatarian adjective
November 23, 2015
choosing to eat a diet that has minimal impact on the climate, i.e. one that excludes food transported a long way or meat whose production gives rise to CO2 emissions Climate change is not normally on people’s minds when they choose what to have for lunch, but a new diet is calling for

Read More