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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.
We Brits tend to interpret block capitals as being shouted at by someone.
You may not intend block capitals to be read as if you are shouting but it can work against you.
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
ALTERNATIVELY COMPLETE THE COUPON IN BLOCK CAPITALS AND SEND IT TO: SUNDAY PEOPLE OFFER (32023), PO BOX 87, BRECON LD3 3BE
His name's in great big block capitals above your head.
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.
Swearing is like underlining your words - like writing in block capitals to make your point,' Ex-Coldstream Guardsman Francis Fulford inCutting Edge:The F*** Fulfords to be screened on Channel Four