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up-front feenoun [C]

(also upfront fee) uk   us   (also advance fee, upfront charge) BANKING, FINANCE, COMMERCE
an ​amount of ​moneypaid before a particular ​piece of ​work or a particular ​service is done or received: Before ​signing up to any ​mortgagedeal, ​check what up-front ​fees you may have to ​pay. Often, ​cashadvances come with an ​upfrontcharge.
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