/ˈsʌbtaɪtl / (say 'subtuytl)

1. a secondary or subordinate title of a literary work, usually of explanatory character.
2. a repetition of the leading words in the full title of a book at the head of the first page of text.
3. Film
a. one of a series of captions projected on to the lower part of the screen which translate and summarise the dialogue of foreign language films.
b. (in silent films) a title or caption usually giving an explanation to a following scene.
verb (t) (subtitled, subtitling)
4. to provide with a subtitle or subtitles.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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