advance fee


noun

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front money

noun

money paid in advance, as for goods or services, to a commission agent or the like.
capital necessary to begin a business enterprise.
Also called advance fee. money furnished by a company to a financier under a promise to procure funds for it.

Origin of front money

First recorded in 1925–30
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