front-load


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front-load

(frŭnt′lōd′)
tr.v. front-load·ed, front-load·ing, front-loads
1. To arrange or plan (a schedule, project, or process, for example) so that a large portion of activity occurs in an early period: front-loaded the primaries so that most of them occur early rather than later in the election year.
2. To incur or pay off (expenses, for example) in an early period of a fiscal arrangement.

front′ load`


n.
[1975–80]

front-load

(ˈfrʌntˈloʊd)

v.t.
to put fees, costs, commissions, etc., at the beginning of (an agreement).
[1975–80]
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