- any department or office, as a private office or a department of record keeping, that is not usually seen by outsiders.
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Examples from the Web for back office
Just lift that little boy off the tall stool in the back-office, and tell him to come in here, will you, my man?'The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby
- the administrative and support staff of a financial institution or other business
- (as modifier)back-office operations
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