lowercase

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See also: lower-case and lower case

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Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “how do we do this? Something like See lower case, or explain why there is a different spelling for the adjective? And why the dash is used sometimes?”

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈləʊ.ə(ɹ)ˌkeɪs/

Noun[edit]

lowercase ‎(uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of lower case

Adjective[edit]

lowercase ‎(not comparable)

  1. in lower case

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Verb[edit]

lowercase ‎(third-person singular simple present lowercases, present participle lowercasing, simple past and past participle lowercased)

  1. (transitive) To convert (text) to lower case.