Definition of frontage in English:


Line breaks: front|age
Pronunciation: /ˈfrʌntɪdʒ


  • 1The facade of a building: ivy draped the whole frontage of the building the station, with its two-storey stuccoed frontage
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    • He decided to retain the two-storey Classical frontage of the existing building, restoring it faithfully and reconstructing the entrance hall.
    • ‘You can see for yourself the grand frontages and colonnades are facade, the dirt shows through,’ Giles concluded.
    • Production designer Simon Elliott and his team built new frontages onto existing buildings and the existing cobbles could be used without alternation.
  • 1.1A strip or extent of land abutting on a street or water: the houses have a narrow frontage to the street [mass noun]: the house is set in parkland with river frontage
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    • It has been very noticeable in Morecambe, particularly at those pubs that front on to the promenade and have tables on their frontage to accommodate drinkers, that several things are happening.
    • The agents are quoting a guide price of €5 million for a 0.37 acre development site with frontage to Townsend Street.
    • The flats would be several blocks, creating a new frontage to the River Wandle, rising to 12 storeys.

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