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front load

To organize something (often a contract or itinerary) so that it is most productive at the start and tapers off during the duration. My agent front loaded my contract so that I would make the most money right now, in the prime of my career. Why did you front load our trip so much? I'm exhausted after three days of touring the city!
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Although the trend is moving away from front-end funds, even today more than half of load-fund sales are front loaded.
We'll keep getting those planes, however, and a force that lacks requisite skills (or is smaller) until the Defense budget is rigged to produce what's needed, rather than what's expensive, and until all that front loaded hardware no longer puts pressure on the 0 and M budget.
Check 21 solutions require a large front loaded investment that can be too large for banks with existing processing contracts or smaller budgets," said Sean Pennock, president of Community Banking Systems.
The Old Bonds that may be offered in exchange for Global Bonds pursuant to the Invitation are as follows: USD Par Series Z-L Bonds Due 2024 ("Par Bonds"), USD Discount Series Z-L Bonds Due 2024 ("Discount Bonds"), USD Front-Loaded Interest Reduction with Capitalization Series L Bonds Due 2014 ("C Bonds"), USD Debt Conversion Series L Bonds Due 2012 ("DCBs"), Front Loaded Interest Reduction Series L Bonds due 2009 ("FLIRBs"), USD New Money Series L Bonds due 2009 ("New Money Bonds"), EI Series L Bonds due 2006 ("EI Bonds") and Brazil Investment Bonds due 2013 ("EXIT Bonds") (collectively, the "Old Bonds").