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backloadverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈbækˌləʊd/
FINANCE in a ​financialagreement, to ​arrange to ​pay more ​money at the end of an ​agreedperiod of ​time than at the beginning: The ​bankallowed borrowers to backload ​mortgages, making ​minimalinterestpayments in the first few ​years, but at the ​cost of ​ballooningpayments in future ​years.
TRANSPORT to ​arrange for an empty ​vehicle to ​transportgoods on its ​return journey, usually at a ​reducedprice: If you backload your ​goods, it can ​mean a significant ​costsaving.

backloadnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbækˌləʊd/
TRANSPORT the ​return journey of a ​vehicle that has taken ​goods to a ​place and ​left them there, or the ​goods that are ​transported on this journey: Get your ​deliveries done as a backload or ​returnjob and ​startsavingmoney.
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