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English definition of “front office”

front office

noun [C, usually singular]    
WORKPLACE the part of a company , bank , etc. that deals directly with customers : Between the front office where deals are struck and the back office where deals are settled , new jobs are being created . Some former athletes stay in sports , coaching , managing , scouting , or in the front office . → Compare back office
(Definition of front office noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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