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English definition of “front-load”

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]
(Definition of front-load verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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