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back office

noun [C]
 
 
WORKPLACE
the part of a company that does not deal directly with customers: The back office plays a vital role in the timely settlement of deals. He said the latest cuts will fall on middle managers and back-office staff. a back-office job/system/administrator → Compare front office
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