front door


noun

the main entrance to a house or other building, usually facing a street.
Informal. anything offering the best, most direct, or most straightforward approach to a place, situation, objective, etc.

Origin of front door

First recorded in 1740–50
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front door

noun

the main entrance to a house
an open legitimate means of obtaining a job, position, etcto get in by the front door
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