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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.
Translations of “frontispiece”
in Vietnamese trang đầu sách…
in Spanish frontispicio…
in Thai รูปภาพด้านหน้าของหนังสือ…
in Malaysian gambar depan buku…
in French frontispice…
in German das Titelbild…
in Chinese (Traditional) (書籍的)卷首圖畫…
in Indonesian gambar depan…
in Chinese (Simplified) (书籍的)卷首图画…
(Definition of frontispiece from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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