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front money Syllabification: front mon·ey

Definition of front money in English:


Money received at the beginning of the period of a contract, or money spent in advance of a business operation before income can be obtained: sought investors willing to put up front money to stage the Broadway musical
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  • It's to give them some up front money to make sure they can do the things they need to do.
  • She may be getting front money from another union for the election.
  • Charter members are those members who donated the up front moneys to establish this organization.

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Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
(especially as a direction) very loud or loudly