subtitle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “subtitle” in the English Dictionary

"subtitle" in British English

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subtitlenoun

uk   /ˈsʌbˌtaɪ.tl̩/  us   /-t̬l̩/
[C] a word, phrase, or ​sentence that is used as the second ​part of a ​booktitle and is ​printed under the ​maintitle at the ​front of the ​booksubtitles C1 [plural] words ​shown at the ​bottom of a ​film or ​televisionpicture to ​explain what is being said: The ​Chinesemovie was ​shown with ​English subtitles. The ​eveningnews 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
(Definition of subtitle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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subtitlenoun [C]

 us   /ˈsʌbˌtɑɪ·t̬əl/
writing a word, phrase, or ​sentence that is used as the second ​part of a ​booktitle and is ​printed under the ​maintitle at the ​front of the ​book, or the words ​shown at the ​bottom of a ​film or ​televisionpicture to ​explain what is being said in another ​language
subtitle
verb [T]  us   /ˈsʌbˌtɑɪ·t̬əl/
The ​novel is subtitled "A Fable."
(Definition of subtitle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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