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noun uk   /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 booksubtitles C1 [plural] words shown at the bottom of a film or television picture to explain what is being said: The Chinese movie was shown with English subtitles. The evening news has subtitles for the deaf.
subtitle
verb [T]
Part of the video had been subtitled.
subtitled
adjective uk   /-tl̩d/  us   /-t̬l̩d/
a subtitled movie/programme
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