Examples of Advance payment
A promise is nothing but an advance payment of fulfilment, a hint at it.
(Gabriel Liiceanu in About limit)
Central Partnership is demanding back some of the advance payment made against box-office returns.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )
Russian President Vladimir Putin turned up the heat on Ukraine on Wednesday by threatening to demand advance payment for gas supplies, a move designed to exert economic pressure as Ukraine confronts possible bankruptcy.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )