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* * *advance fee UK US noun [C] FINANCE► money that you pay to a person or company before receiving something such as a loan or investment: »
Some ATMs charge you a cash advance fee of $3 when you take money out of the machine.
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advance fee. — See front money (def. 3). * * * … Universalium
advance fee. — See front money (def. 3) … Useful english dictionary
advance fee scheme — UK US noun [C] (also advance fee fraud) COMMERCE ► a dishonest business activity in which companies take money from customers as part of the payment for a loan, investment, etc. but never lend them the money, make the investment for them, etc … Financial and business terms
Advance-fee fraud — African sting An advance fee fraud is a confidence trick in which the target is persuaded to advance sums of money in the hope of realizing a significantly larger gain. Among the variations on this type of scam are the Nigerian Letter (also… … Wikipedia
advance fee scam — noun A consumer fraud that involves obtaining a relatively small amount of money from the victim in advance of some large deferred benefit, such as a job, a high rate of return, or a share of an ill gotten gain … Wiktionary
fee — A fixed amount or a percentage of an underwriting or principal. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * fee fee [fiː] noun 1. [countable] COMMERCE an amount of money paid to a professional person or organization for their services: • If you want… … Financial and business terms
fee — n [Middle English, fief, from Old French fé fief, ultimately from a Germanic word akin to Old High German fehu cattle] 1: an inheritable freehold estate in real property; esp: fee simple compare leasehold; life estate at estate … Law dictionary
advance — ad·vance 1 vt ad·vanced, ad·vanc·ing: to supply or provide ahead of time: as a: to give (a gift) by way of or as an advancement b: to supply (as money) beforehand in expectation of repayment or other future adjustment advance 2 n: a provision of… … Law dictionary
Fee — For other uses see Fee (disambiguation) A fee is the price one pays as remuneration for services. Fees usually allow for overhead, wages, costs, and markup. Traditionally, professionals in Great Britain received a fee in contradistinction to a… … Wikipedia
advance — Increase in the market price of stocks, bonds, commodities ( commodity), or other assets. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. advance ad‧vance 1 [ədˈvɑːns ǁ ədˈvæns] adjective [only before a noun] … Financial and business terms