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date: 20 September 2021

The Capitalization chapter of the 11th edition of the AMA Manual of Style provides guidance on capitalization in a wide variety of situations: first word of sentences, quotations, titles, and subtitles; titles and headings in articles, tables, figures, and boxes; hyphenated compounds; proper nouns (geographic names; sociocultural designations; events, awards, and legislation; eponyms and words derived from proper nouns; proprietary names; organisms; seasons, deities, and holidays; tests; official names; and titles and degrees of persons); designators; types and sections of articles; acronyms; computer terms; and “intercapped” compounds. New to this edition is a subsection on capitalization of URLs.

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