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noun title pronunciation in British English /ˈtaɪt(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    [countable] the name of a book, poem, film, 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 someones name to show their profession, social status etc, for exampleDoctor’, ‘General’, orMrs
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    1. a.
      a name for someones job within a company or organization
      His new title is senior vice president.
  3. 3
    [countable] the position of a winner in a sports competition
    She’s won several important singles titles this year.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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