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    Default With capital or with small letter?

    There is a book called: DEMOCRACY WITH A SMALL "d"
    and I once read an article called Management with capital M.

    What do these mean?

    I could guess and say that "with capital ..." means stressed or important and vice versa?

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    Default Re: With capital or with small letter?

    You're right- the capital emphasises the importance or makes it official. Democracy with a small d would refer to other areas of ife than the main political arena to me- areas where citizens had choices and powers.

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