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addaword.gifdefinition of surtitle

noun
(used in the plural) a translation of what people are saying in a foreign language production, that is projected on a screen above the stage. They are commonly used in opera.
Surtitles are one of several ways to provide audience members with easy-to-read text translations for the opera they are watching.
Submitted on 28/10/2013 13:13:00
Definition of surtitle from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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