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English definition of “title”

title

noun  /ˈtɑɪ·t̬əl/ us  

title noun (NAME)

[C] the name of a book, movie, play, song, or work of art: The book is an index to song titles.

title noun (RANK)

[C] a word or phrase that shows a person’s rank or job: Her job title is director of human resources.

title noun (SPORTS PRIZE)

[C] a prize or public statement showing that someone is the best in a particular sport or competition: She won her third straight title in speed skating.

title noun (LEGAL RIGHT)

[U] specialized the legal right to own something, esp. a piece of land or a building: That little paper is your title to the car, so don’t lose it.

title

verb [T]  /ˈtɑɪ·t̬əl/ us  
to give a title to a book, movie, play, song, or work of art: He titled his autobiography "Beneath the Underdog."
(Definition of title from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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