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English definition of “subtitle”

subtitle

noun     /ˈsʌbˌtaɪ.tl̩/ US  /-t̬l̩/
[C] a word, phrase, or sentence that is used as the second part of a book title and is printed under the main title at the front of the bookBooks and parts of books subtitles C1 [plural] words shown at the bottom of a film or television picture to explain what is being said: The Chinese film was shown with English subtitles. The evening news has subtitles for the deaf.Cinema - general words subtitled     /-tl̩d/ US  /-t̬l̩d/ adjective a subtitled film/programmeBroadcasting in generalTypes of film and cinema ratingsBooks and parts of books
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