from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To concentrate costs or benefits of (a financial obligation or deal) in an early period: They front-loaded their tax deductions.
  • intransitive v. To concentrate costs or benefits in an early period.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To assign to the initial periods.
  • n. Attributive form of front load.
  • adj. Designed to be loaded from the front.


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