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I've seen contracts where unusual words have their first letter in upper case. What does this happen? For example instead of "tenant" it says "Tenant" or contract" it's "Contract".

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In general, it means the word has a special meaning in the context of the contract, often as a shorthand for a more complex term. For example, from the Stack Exchange terms of service

The Stack Exchange Network (the "Network") is a set of related Internet sites and other applications for questions and answers, owned and operated by Stack Exchange Inc. ("Stack Exchange"), a Delaware corporation.

This means that anywhere in the ToS where you see "Network" with a capital "N", it means "the set of related Internet sites and other applications for questions and answers, owned and operated by Stack Exchange Inc., a Delaware corporation" -- but it's much easier to simply say "Network".

You'll find the meanings of these words defined somewhere in the contract, usually in a section labeled "Definitions". If they're not defined, they don't have any special meaning.

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