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English definition of “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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