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noun     title pronunciation in American English
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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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    a periodical

    Video-in-print ads first appeared in select copies of the US show business title Entertainment Weekly.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 10/11/2015


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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