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English definition of “backload”

backload

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˈbækˌləʊd/
FINANCE in a financial agreement, to arrange to pay more money at the end of an agreed period of time than at the beginning: The bank allowed borrowers to backload mortgages, making minimal interest payments in the first few years, but at the cost of ballooning payments in future years.
TRANSPORT to arrange for an empty vehicle to transport goods on its return journey, usually at a reduced price: If you backload your goods, it can mean a significant cost saving.
(Definition of backload verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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