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up-front

up-front [or] up·front

up-front [or] upfront

 
pronunciation:
uhp fruhnt
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: frank; forthcoming.
He was up-front about his criminal record.
definition 2: advance, as a payment.
He wants an up-front payment of fifty dollars.
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part of speech: adverb
definition 1: (up front) in advance.
She wants the money up front.
definition 2: in a front or leading position.
We'd like a seat up front.