Definition of small letter in English:

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small letter

noun

A lower-case letter, as distinct from a capital letter.
Example sentences
  • There is also no differentiation between capital letters and small letters in Tamil.
  • The written and printed form of English has two interlocking systems of letters: large letters, known variously as capitals, upper-case letters, majuscules, and small letters, or lower-case letters, minuscules.
  • The second rule: you should use a mix of at least three of these four things: small letters, capital letters, numbers, and symbols.

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