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front-load

verb [T]
 
 
FINANCE
to put or have more payments, charges, activities, etc. close to the beginning of a period: The training programme is front-loaded so that you begin to acquire knowledge and skills right at the start. In this type of agreement, the interest on the loan is front-loaded, and at first you will not be paying off much of the capital sum.
front-loading noun [U]
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