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titulary

[tich-uh-ler-ee, tit-yuh-] /ˈtɪtʃ əˌlɛr i, ˈtɪt yə-/
adjective, noun, plural titularies.
1.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin titul(us) title + -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for titulary

titular

/ˈtɪtjʊlə/
adjective
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
noun (pl) -lars, -laries
6.
the bearer of a title
7.
the bearer of a nominal office
Derived Forms
titularly, adverb
Word Origin
C18: from French titulaire, from Latin titulustitle
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