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back office

any department or office, as a private office or a department of record keeping, that is not usually seen by outsiders. Unabridged
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  • There was no sign of the thug, but Fats came out of his back office just as Gordon reached the little bar.

    Police Your Planet Lester del Rey
  • I closed the back office door quietly and went back to work.

    The Kenzie Report Mark Clifton
  • After a certain period of the night with Amos in his back office, everything was a blank.

  • Mr. Wade,” he said, at last, “will you step into my back office with me a moment?

  • They're installing a 'phone now, and he will sleep on a cot in the back office.

    The House of Torchy Sewell Ford
British Dictionary definitions for back office

back office

  1. the administrative and support staff of a financial institution or other business
  2. (as modifier): back-office operations
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