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Definition of front-load verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they front-load he / she / it front-loads past simple front-loaded -ing form front-loading
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  1. 1front-load something (business) to spread the costs of a project so that more of the money is spent in the earlier stages a need to front-load budget spending the positive effects of front-loading funds
  2. 2front-load something to organize work on a project or information in a document so that the more important work or information is done or placed first Teach your students to front-load their research.
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