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backroomnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌbækˈruːm/ /-rʊm/
a ​room in which ​work or other ​activities are done out of ​publicview or ​secretly: backroom ​staff backroom ​negotiations
(Definition of backroom from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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backroomadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌbækˈruːm/  us   /ˈbækˌruːm/
done secretly or without ​attractingattention: They did a last-minute backroom ​deal with the ​unionnegotiators. backroom ​negotiations/​politics
used to describe the ​people in an ​organization whose ​work is not seen by the ​public: the backroom boys/​staff
(Definition of backroom from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “backroom”
in Chinese (Simplified) 里屋, 密室…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裡屋, 密室…
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