courtesy title


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courtesy title

title used by the community to identify a member of a professional group, e.g. Doctor; not titles legally bestowed by organizations and institutions with legal authority to do so.
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rationalizing of the norms-based courtesy title claimed by Ticknor.
The phenomenal response to the RCVS consultation on veterinary surgeons' use of the courtesy title "doctor" shows how much this issue matters to people.
This can include a courtesy title, office space, and invitations to company soirees.
Often, however, a civilian courtesy title is used for a retired member unless the individual has indicated a preference otherwise.
All people must be addressed by either their first name or courtesy title in line with the Decency Agenda, regardless of whether they are a prisoner or criminal.
Greet the employer with a smile, a firm handshake, and call his/her name using the appropriate courtesy title, Mr.
At the end of the year, our hit squad will examine both the winners of our monthly awards, and those nominated by the public, to decide who should be give the Capital of Courtesy title.
Hello" by itself or followed by a courtesy title (Mr.
I accept that holders of doctorates in medicine, philosophy and so on, are fully entitled to be called doctors and we have usually given the courtesy title of doctor to medical practitioners despite their holding degrees of bachelor only.
According to Debrett's Complete Peerage, 1990 edition, and Whitaker's Almanac, 2003 edition, there is no Lord Goring, either as a hereditary peer, courtesy title or life peerage.
We also widened courtesy title options to include political, academic, military, police, civic and clerical titles.