courtesy title definition

  • noun:
    • A title of no legal quality which thought or issued by custom, such as the scholastic subject teacher provided to any trainer at a college.
    • in the uk, the title that heir of a high-ranking peer customarily makes use of, consisting of another title accorded towards peer.
    • in the uk, the prefixes Lord and woman put into the provided names for the youngsters of dukes and marquises or perhaps the Honourable included with the children of viscounts and barons.
    • a title presumed by people, or popularly conceded to him, that he's no legitimate claim; since, the courtesy name of Lord prefixed on names of this more youthful sons of noblemen.
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