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1. A secondary, usually explanatory title, as of a literary work.
2. A printed translation of foreign-language dialogue shown at the bottom of the screen, as in a film or a television broadcast.
tr.v. sub·ti·tled, sub·ti·tling, sub·ti·tles
1. To give a subtitle to.
2. To provide with subtitles: a film that was subtitled for English-speaking audiences.
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1. (Film) the addition of subtitles to a film or programme
2. (Broadcasting) the addition of subtitles to a film or programme
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