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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How to use back office in a sentence
The Flying Cloud with bunks was already among the company’s most popular trailers, and the addition of the back office certainly enhances it for the outdoors-obsessed who work remote full-time.
The plan was to work by day—making music with my mobile recording rig in the back office—with bike rides and hikes from the front door buffering the day at sunrise and sundown.
There is also a privacy curtain between the bedroom and the rest of the trailer, which would be useful if you have kids sleeping in the converted beds in the galley or back office.
In exchange, Khan agreed to raise city taxes and make £160 million worth of cuts to TfL, mostly in the back office.Can Public Transit Survive the Pandemic? London's New Transport Commissioner Wants You to Believe It Can | Ciara Nugent/London | April 2, 2021 | Time
As an ERP company at its core, SAP has traditionally focused on back office kind of operations, but Bob Stutz, president, SAP Customer Experience sees this acquisition as a way to continue bringing back office and front office operations together.SAP continues to build out customer experience business with Emarsys acquisition | Ron Miller | October 1, 2020 | TechCrunch
Everyone—staff, stars, rookies, front office, back office—has to be in top form, at the top of their game.Tony La Russa Explains How To Make It To The World Series | Dave Pottruck | October 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And even among those keeping their headquarters in Gotham, many have shipped most of their back office operations elsewhere.
But tales from the back office never make the headlines unless there is a screw-up.
There are back office people who track who wins by how many seconds.
Fashion thrives when brands are brought to life with creativity, individuality and a well run back office.Louis Vuitton, Chanel, McQueen Cap Paris Spring 2013 Fashion Week Shows | Robin Givhan | October 3, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The business in the back office was soon settled satisfactorily, and a busy day followed on the heels of that momentous morning.Blow The Man Down | Holman Day
For the moment the good old gentleman chanced to be busy and waved 57 them into the back office to wait until he was free.Ruth Fielding At Sunrise Farm | Alice B. Emerson
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
Dick disappeared into the back office, and I had to wait some time.The Memoirs of an American Citizen | Robert Herrick
Quickly removing his hat and heavy cloak, he went directly into his back office and felt about in the dark for his match box.The Lost Despatch | Natalie Sumner Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for back office
the administrative and support staff of a financial institution or other business
(as modifier): back-office operations
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