supertitle

[ soo-per-tahyt-l ]
/ ˈsu pərˌtaɪt l /

noun

(especially in opera production) a translation of a segment of the libretto or other text or sometimes a brief summary of the plot projected onto a screen above the stage during a performance.

verb (used with object), su·per·ti·tled, su·per·ti·tling.

to provide supertitles for.

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Origin of supertitle

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British Dictionary definitions for supertitles

supertitles
/ (ˈsuːpəˌtaɪtəlz) /

pl n

another word for surtitles
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