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upper casenoun [U]

uk   us   specialized
If ​letters are in ​uppercase, they are written as ​capitals.
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upper-case
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…
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