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English definition of “titular”

titular

adjective [before noun]     /ˈtɪt.jʊ.lər/ US  /ˈtɪtʃ.ə.lɚ/
having the title of a position but not the responsibilities, duties, or power; in name only: It is already agreed that Mr Alfonso Escamez will be the titular head of the new bank.Names and titlesPosition and status in groups and organizations
(Definition of titular adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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