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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The phenomenal response to the RCVS consultation on veterinary surgeons' use of the courtesy title "doctor" shows how much this issue matters to people.
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.
A spokesman for the General Chiropractic Council said: "There is nothing in law to stop anyone calling themselves 'Doctor' because it is a courtesy title only.
Courtesy title or "respect" bills are the newest trend in character education legislation.
as the accepted courtesy title unless a woman prefers otherwise and advises writers to select black or African-American based on "the term preferred by the group or person being described.
The secondary title of Viscount Severn will pass as a courtesy title to Prince Edward's eldest son.
Devonshire, known through most of his career by his courtesy title of the Marquess of Hartington and by the nickname Harty-Tarty, was a character out of Trollope.
Which TV chef is entitled to use the courtesy title TV series I, Claudius?