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"Encabezamiento" is a noun which is often translated as "heading", and "titular" is a noun which is often translated as "holder". Learn more about the difference between "encabezamiento" and "titular" below.
encabezamiento(
ehng
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kah
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beh
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sah
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myehn
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toh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (beginning of a letter or document)
a. heading
Es útil incluir la dirección de correo electrónico en el encabezamiento de la carta.It's useful to include your e-mail address in the heading at the top of the letter.
b. opening (in correspondence)
El encabezamiento de la carta utilizaba la fórmula "Estimada señora".The opening of the letter used the expression "Dear Madam."
2. (preface)
a. foreword
El encabezamiento de la novela explica por encargo de quién fue escrita.The foreword to the novel explains who commissioned it.
3. (journalism) (River Plate)
a. headline
A la prensa sensacionalista le gusta utilizar encabezamientos provocadores.Tabloids love to use provocative headlines.
4.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(roll)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. registration
El ayuntamiento realiza el encabezamiento de los nuevos vecinos periódicamente.The registration of new neighbors is periodically carried out by the local government.
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el titular, la titular(
tee
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too
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lahr
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (possessor)
a. holder
El titular de la tarjeta debe estar presente para recoger los boletos.The card holder must be present to pick up the tickets.
b. owner
Mi cuñada es la titular del carro, pero siempre me deja usarlo.My sister-in-law is the owner of the car, but she always lets me use it.
c. titleholder
Necesitamos el consentimiento del titular para gravar la propiedad con una segunda hipoteca.We need the titleholder's consent to take out a second mortgage on the property.
2. (person in post)
a. holder
El primer titular de la presidencia de los Estados Unidos fue George Washington.The first holder of the presidency of the United States was George Washington.
b. incumbent
El titular del distrito 18 no ha sido vencido en las elecciones en más de 20 años.The district 18 incumbent hasn't been defeated in an election in over 20 years.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (press)
a. headline
¿Viste el titular sobre la avalancha?Did you see the headline about the avalanche?
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (tenured)
a. permanent
Dr. Schwarz es un catedrático titular en la universidad.Dr. Schwarz is a permanent professor at the university.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to name)
a. to title
Voy a titular mi poema "Un granito de arena".I am going to title my poem "A Grain of Sand."
b. to entitle
Tituló el libro "Cómo hacer desaparecer la grasa".She entitled her book "How to Sweep away Fat."
c. to call
Decidieron titular su primera película "Nuestra primera película".They decided to call their first movie "Our First Movie."
titularse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
6. (to be entitled)
a. to be titled
El libro se titula "Un enano en el bosque".The book is titled "A Dwarf in the Forest."
b. to be called
¿Cómo se titula aquella película donde la bruja se enamora del dragón?What was the movie where the witch fell in love with the dragon called?
7. (education)
a. to graduate
Ángel se tituló en ingeniería química.Angel graduated in chemical engineering.
b. to get a degree
Gabriela se tituló en la Universidad de Guadalajara.Gabriela got a degree from the University of Guadalajara.
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