surtitle

[ sur-tahyt-l ]
/ ˈsɜrˌtaɪt l /

noun, verb (used with object), sur·ti·tled, sur·ti·tling.

Origin of surtitle

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British Dictionary definitions for surtitles

surtitles
/ (ˈsɜːˌtaɪtəlz) /

pl n

brief translations of the text of an opera or play that is being sung or spoken in a foreign language, projected above the stage
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