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English definition of “frontispiece”

frontispiece

noun [C] uk   /ˈfrʌn.tɪ.spiːs/ us    /-t̬ɪ-/
the picture that faces the page of a book with the title on: A photograph of the author forms the frontispiece to the book.Books and parts of books
(Definition of frontispiece from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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