multi titular

titular

[tich-uh-ler, tit-yuh-]
adjective
1.
existing or being such in title only; nominal; having the title but none of the associated duties, powers, etc.: the titular head of the company.
2.
from whom or which a title or name is taken: His titular Saint is Michael.
3.
of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a title.
4.
having a title, especially of rank.
5.
designating any of the Roman Catholic churches in Rome whose nominal incumbents are cardinals.
noun
6.
a person who bears a title.
7.
a person from whom or thing from which a title or name is taken.
8.
Ecclesiastical. a person entitled to a benefice but not required to perform its duties.

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

titularity [tich-uh-lar-i-tee, tit-yuh-] , noun
titularly, adverb
multititular, adjective
nontitular, adjective
nontitularly, adverb
untitular, adjective
untitularly, adverb
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titular or titulary (ˈtɪtjʊlə, ˈtɪtjʊlərɪ)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or of the nature of a title
2.  in name only
3.  bearing a title
4.  giving a title
5.  RC Church designating any of certain churches in Rome to whom cardinals or bishops are attached as their nominal incumbents
 
n , -lars, -laries
6.  the bearer of a title
7.  the bearer of a nominal office
 
[C18: from French titulaire, from Latin titulustitle]
 
titulary or titulary
 
adj
 
n
 
[C18: from French titulaire, from Latin titulustitle]
 
'titularly or titulary
 
adv

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titular
1591, perhaps by infl. of M.Fr. titulaire, from L. titulus (see title).
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