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as in caption
a word or series of words often in larger letters placed at the beginning of a passage or at the top of a page in order to introduce or categorize a humorous illustration appears above the title of every chapter in the book

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as in championship
the position occupied by the one who comes in first in a competition won the singles title three years in a row

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“Title.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/title. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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