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block capital

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(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) another term for block letter
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Noun1.block capital - a plain hand-drawn letterblock capital - a plain hand-drawn letter    
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
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These titles were not only picked out in shaded Gothic on the garden gates, but appeared a second time on the porches, where they followed the semicircular curve of the entrance arch in block capitals. "Albert" was inhabited.
COMPLETE THIS VOTE COLLECTION SHEET IN BLOCK CAPITALS AND SEND IT TO: Baby of the Year 2019, Coventry Telegraph, Canal Basin, Leicester Row, Coventry, CV1 4LY by 5pm August 6, 2019.
A 2005 letter showed Peter Sutcliffe's neat joined-up script but now he writes in block capitals.
Newcastle United loanee Remy Cabella made a bit of a faux pas while conducting an interview on Marseille's official site - by wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with the name of their bitter rivals "PARIS" in block capitals.
Phone or complete the coupon in BLOCK CAPITALS and send it to: Teeside Evening Gazette, Halogen Bulbs (TM025/EG), PO Box 624, Eastleigh SO50 0JY
His name's in great big block capitals above your head.'"
Emphasising the notebook idea the book's pages are lined and the font used resembles handwriting (although probably much tidier than Jason's!) with lots of words in block capitals. These help to create an authentic voice for Jason which is most successful.
BLOCK CAPITALS PLEASE SURNAME: FIRST NAME: ADDRESS: POSTCODE: TEL: Closing date: Friday, February 24.
Writing in block capitals - in an expression of frustration - his report said: "In such circumstances it is hard to resist the urge to respond by saying to each of the key services, if that is so, 'NOW JUST DO IT!"'
A blanket emblazoned with the words 'Steve I'm sorry but the baby is not yours, K' in block capitals was tied to a footbridge on the A45 near Birmingham Airport.
Complete all the details on the entry form in block capitals and take it to Olan Mills Photography, 1st floor TJ Hughes store, London Road, Liverpool, from Monday, November 8, to Sunday, November 21.
free p&p (UK mainland readers only)TO ORDER Complete the coupon in BLOCK CAPITALS and send to: Jock Stein Book Offer, Highdown Books, RFM House, Compton, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 6NL.