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A Title is a prefix or postfix[?] added to a person's name to signifiy either veneration, an official position or a professional[?] or academic qualification.

Titles of veneration

Official titles Note: Some official titles are carried strictly for the term of the office, while others are customarily retained after the office is retired.

Professional and academic titles

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