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Meaning of “front office” in the English Dictionary

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front officenoun [C, usually singular]

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WORKPLACE the ​part of a ​company, ​bank, etc. that ​deals directly with ​customers: Between the ​frontoffice 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 ​frontoffice.
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