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titular

[ tich-uh-ler, tit-yuh- ]
/ ˈtɪtʃ ə lər, ˈtɪt yə- /
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adjective

noun

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Origin of titular

1585–95; <Latin titul(us) title + -ar1

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British Dictionary definitions for titular

titular

titulary (ˈtɪtjʊlərɪ)

/ (ˈtɪtjʊlə) /

adjective

noun plural -lars or -laries

the bearer of a title
the bearer of a nominal office

Derived forms of titular

titularly, adverb

Word Origin for titular

C18: from French titulaire, from Latin titulus title
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