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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
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