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title

Pronunciation: /ˈtaɪtl/

Translation of title in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (of creative work) título (masculine) title song canción (feminine) del título
    Example sentences
    • Previous research has demonstrated that knowledge of book titles and authors' names is reflective of immersion in a literate environment.
    • A similar methodology governs the narrator's reading, since she selects books according to categorised titles: women's names or cities.
    • If you Google any of the above names, with the titles of their famous books, you get hundreds, if not thousands, of links.
    1.2 (literary work) libro (masculine), título (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The number of newspaper titles published diminished in all belligerent nations as the war progressed, as did the size of those which survived, but circulations often increased.
    • There are reprints of popular titles in colourful paperbacks at special prices.
    • This book is a revised and updated edition of the same title published in 1993.
  • 2 countable/numerable 2.1 (designation, label) título (masculine) 2.2 (status) tratamiento (masculine) ([ como Sr, Sra, Dr etc ])
    Example sentences
    • He had no answer to my next question, which was why on a class list it was even necessary to know, or why the women were singled out to have titles indicating their marital status.
    • Certain professional titles may replace those just mentioned.
    • In the U.S., professors routinely use their titles, which are an important part of their credentials.
    2.3 (noble rank) título (masculine) (nobiliario or de nobleza)
    Example sentences
    • However, the highest ranked officials have titles that are more secular in origin.
    • He is not to be confused with Arthur himself, who inherits the title of Lord Godalming.
    • She immediately resented her choice to use his title instead of his name.
    2.4 [Sport/Deporte] título (masculine) he won the junior title last year ganó el campeonato juvenil or fue campeón juvenil el año pasado (before noun/delante del nombre) title fight combate (masculine) por el título
    Example sentences
    • The men and women's national teams currently hold five of the seven major championship titles.
    • Would he have won Champions League crowns, major domestic titles, perhaps even a Footballer of the Year award?
    • He won five British championship titles and competed on the Grand Prix circuit for seven years during an impressive riding career.
    Example sentences
    • For each, give your job title, the name of the company and the period of employment.
    • It is a good idea to write down the exact dates and times of the incident you are making your complaint about, along with the names and job titles of any staff involved.
    • Otherwise, we have some interesting company names and job titles.
  • 4
    (titles plural)
    [Cinema/Cine] [Television/Televisión] créditos (masculine plural), títulos (masculine plural) (de crédito)
    Example sentences
    • The group achieved immediate success by producing excellent wartime propaganda shorts as well as film titles and graphics for documentaries.
    • Like Harry Lime, the penicillin-diluting racketeer he plays in the film, Welles infects The Third Man from opening titles to closing credits.
    • But still, the plate is important enough to get its own credit during the opening titles.

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