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lower case

(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a compositor's type case, in which the small letters are kept
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) of or relating to small letters
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr) to print with lower-case letters

low′er case′

(ˈloʊ ər)


(ˈloʊ ərˈkeɪs)

adj., v. -cased, -cas•ing,
n. adj.
1. (of an alphabetical letter) of a particular form often different from and smaller than its corresponding capital letter, as a, b, q, r.
2. to print or write with a lowercase letter or letters.
3. a lowercase letter.
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Have different passwords for each account and mix upper and lowercase letters, numbers and symbols.
Even if you're not required to, you should use upper- and lowercase letters and numbers, as well as punctuation marks or symbols in your passwords.
Be sure you use passwords that are complex and consist of numbers, upper and lowercase letters, and special characters.
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