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 for titular
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Titular \Tit"u*lar\, a. [F. titulaire, fr. L. titulus. See
     Existing in title or name only; nominal; having the title to
     an office or dignity without discharging its appropriate
     duties; as, a titular prince.
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           If these magnificent titles yet remain
           Not merely titular.                      --Milton.
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     Titular bishop. See under Bishop.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Titular \Tit"u*lar\, n.
     A titulary. [R.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: of or relating to a legal title to something; "titulary
             rights" [syn: titular, titulary]
      2: of or bearing a title signifying status or function; "of
         titular rank"
      3: of or pertaining to the title of a work of art; "performed
         well in the titular (or title) role"; "the titular theme of
         the book"
      4: of or associated with or bearing a title signifying nobility;
         "titular dignitaries"
      5: existing in name only; "the nominal (or titular) head of his
         party" [syn: nominal, titular]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  21 Moby Thesaurus words for "titular":
     byname, cognominal, diminutive, epithetic, formal, honorific,
     hypocoristic, in name only, nominal, nominative, putative, quasi,
     self-called, self-christened, self-styled, so-called, soi-disant,
     theoretical, titulary, token, would-be

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