Meaning of “up-front fee” in the English Dictionary


"up-front fee" in Business English

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up-front feenoun [ C ]

also upfront fee uk us also advance fee, upfront charge BANKING, FINANCE, COMMERCE

an amount of money paid before a particular piece of work or a particular service is done or received:

Before signing up to any mortgage deal, check what up-front fees you may have to pay.
Often, cash advances come with an upfront charge.

(Definition of “up-front fee” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)