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upfront

Pronunciation: /ʌpˈfrʌnt/

Translation of upfront in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 [Business/Comercio] (before noun/delante del nombre) [costs/commitment] inicial
    Example sentences
    • The next day, O'Brien's solicitor sent a letter to another lawyer saying that the options being looked at by the department were either to have no upfront payment, or a maximum cap.
    • The Icelandic airline that flew passengers for collapsed tour operator JetGreen secured a substantial upfront payment and security deposit from the firm.
    • There is a 3 per cent upfront brokerage fee in addition to an annual 1.5 per cent management charge.
  • 2 (open, honest) [colloquial/familiar] [person/statement] franco, abierto
    Example sentences
    • They were asked to support one another, to have conversations even when they were uncomfortable, and to be honest and upfront at all times.
    • But they were very honest and upfront about the conditions of moviemaking.
    • We may not agree with her philosophy in life, but at least she's honest, and upfront with her views.

adverb/adverbio

  • por adelantado it'll cost $1,000, cash upfront va a costar 1.000 dólares, en efectivo y por adelantado it means spending a lot upfront before seeing any return significa gastar un montón de dinero antes de ver ninguna ganancia

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