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Example sentences for upfront

We expect scientists and doctors to be upfront about whether papers they publish may line their purses.
Both consider considerable upfront costs, and neither delivery tangible benefits in the short term.
Even though upfront, the differences appear to be subtle, the reality is that the differences are enormous.
Sometimes you have to be firm upfront to minimize downstream damage.
In my area, the practice is to post the salary range upfront, and the salary schedule is often posted on the college's website.
These days, it's best to be upfront about the situation.
Now, a vanity press on the other hand prints anything, from anyone and they do it for upfront payment.
While getting older may be better than the alternative, there's no reason why you have to be completely upfront about your age.
The systems can pay for themselves in less than two years, but the upfront cost is still too steep for many people.
Ten days later the central bank's decision removed national subsidies on mortgage loans and raised borrowers' upfront payments.
The stimulus package allows firms to convert the tax break into upfront payments.
But a bank will finance the project only if the developer manages to sell a high percentage of the units upfront, a tall order.
Such programmes yield savings in the long term, but involve upfront payments to contractors that initially offset them.
The firm is said to have pushed for an upfront payment of billions of dollars, but has not received one.
Foreign suppliers now demand cash payment upfront, making liquidity even scarcer.
And in the infrastructure industry, heavy upfront investment and project delays are leading to financial engineering.
It's an even bigger problem if people making the decisions can't communicate and be upfront about their uncertainty to proceed.
Many have gone for the blunderbuss approach, with big upfront investments in distribution to try to win market share quickly.
Many do so by charging an upfront sum or a monthly fee.
B shares have no upfront sales charge, or load, but charge a declining fee if you redeem in the first four to six years.
Another clue is they aren't asking for you to pay any money upfront to get started.
It also needs to be fair and upfront with customers.
By having less withheld, people can get their money upfront, rather than waiting for a refund.
There is usually an upfront fee because, in essence, the bank is reserving those funds for you.
The bailout did not require upfront money from the government, and the world avoided an even bigger financial crisis.
He said he favored stating the total cost of travel upfront in the air fare, and urged regulators to enforce the idea.
They were upfront with us about their situation and never left us hanging.
The worker asks for upfront costs or fees, or accepts only cash.
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