title


title
noun
1 name of a book, film/movie, etc.
ADJECTIVE
album, book, chapter, film (esp. BrE), movie (esp. AmE), song
original
working
VERB + TITLE
give sth
TITLE + NOUN
page
sequence

the opening title sequence of the movie

character, role

She sang the title role in ‘Carmen’.

song, track

‘Take me’, the title track of his latest album

PREPOSITION
under a/the title

She published her poetry under the title ‘Homecoming’.

2 book, magazine, etc.
ADJECTIVE
new

40% of new titles were actually new editions of existing books.

best-selling
book, game, etc.

Sony has released six new game titles.

VERB + TITLE
publish, release

The company is publishing fewer titles than last year.

3 name of a rank/profession
ADJECTIVE
grand, long

She bears the grand title ‘Divisional President’.

courtesy (esp. BrE), honorary, honorific, official

The justices are accorded the courtesy title ‘Lord’.

job

His job title is Special Projects Officer.

full

Count Victor Oldenburg and Hess, to give him his full title

VERB + TITLE
bear, have, inherit

She has a title (= is of noble birth).

take
deserve, earn

Bessie Smith earned the title ‘Empress of the Blues’.

award, bestow, confer, give sb

The king bestowed lands and titles upon his followers.

He was given the title of ‘wise man’.

4 championship win
ADJECTIVE
European, national, world, etc.
championship, division, league, etc.
heavyweight, middleweight, etc.
batting (in baseball)
back-to-back, consecutive, successive (esp. BrE)

Suzuki won seven consecutive batting titles in Japan's Pacific League.

overall
VERB + TITLE
capture, claim, clinch, take, win

Deportivo clinched the title with a goal in the final seconds of the last game of the season.

hold, keep

He held the world heavyweight title until last year.

defend
retain
lose
TITLE + NOUN
challenge (esp. BrE), shot

He has been building up fitness for his world title challenge.

defence/defense
bout, fight, game (AmE), match
holder
challenger (esp. BrE), contender
sponsor

Dodge was the title sponsor of the Darlington race.


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