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noun title pronunciation in American English /ˈtaɪt(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    [countable] the name of a book, poem, movie, play, or other work of art

    What’s the title of her new book?

    1. a.
      a book that is produced by a publisher

      It’s a small company that publishes about 20 titles a year.

  2. 2
    [countable] a word or abbreviation that is used before someone’s name to show their profession, social status, etc., for example “Doctor,” “General,” or “Mrs.”
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    1. a.
      a name for someone’s job within a company or organization

      His new title is senior vice president.

  3. 3
    [singular/uncountable] legal a right or claim to something, especially property
  4. 4
    [countable] the position of a winner in a sports competition

    She’s won several important singles titles this year.


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