front-end load

[ fruhnt-end ]

  1. the sales commission and other fees taken out of the first year's payment under a contractual plan for purchasing shares of a mutual fund (front-end load fund ) over a period of years.

Origin of front-end load

First recorded in 1960–65

Words Nearby front-end load Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

British Dictionary definitions for front-end load

front-end load

  1. commission and other expenses paid for as a large proportion of the early payments made by an investor in an insurance policy or a long-term investment plan

Derived forms of front-end load

  • front-end loading, noun

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