What is the proper word for “entry fee”?
Let’s suppose A and B are negotiating on something. However, A has trust issues with B, so A things that B is not sincere in negotiation. Because of this, A wants B to pay him some “entry fee” before the negotiations even takes place to prove B’s sincerity towards negotiation.
Now, please tell me, what is the proper word for this kind of “entry fee”?