Meaning of “frontispiece” in the English Dictionary

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"frontispiece" in British English

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frontispiecenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfrʌn.tɪ.spiːs/ us /ˈfrʌn.t̬ɪ.spiːs/

the picture that faces the page of a book with the title on:

A photograph of the author forms the frontispiece to the book.

(Definition of “frontispiece” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)