front-load

verb
\ ˈfrənt-ˌlōd How to pronounce front-load (audio) \
front-loaded; front-loading; front-loads

Definition of front-load

transitive verb

: to assign costs or benefits to the early stages of (such as a contract, project, or time period)

First Known Use of front-load

1976, in the meaning defined above

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