foregift

[ fawr-gift, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌgɪft, ˈfoʊr- /

noun British.

an advance payment or premium paid by a tenant on taking or renewing a lease.

Origin of foregift

First recorded in 1735–45; fore- + gift
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