Distribute or allocate (costs, effort, etc.) unevenly, with the greater proportion at the beginning of the enterprise or process.
- ‘They could have front-loaded the investment for this project and it would have been an indication that they were serious about their mantra of balanced regional development,’ she said.
- If management front-loads its estimate, the company looks incredibly profitable, then deteriorates in later years.
- Far more effective would have been a sharp, front-loaded and temporary tax cut aimed at middle- and low-income workers, who would have spent it quickly.
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