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back room

noun
1.
a room located in the rear, especially one used only by certain people.
2.
a place where powerful or influential persons, especially politicians, meet to plan secretly or from which they exercise control in an indirect manner:
The candidate for mayor was chosen in the precincts' back rooms.
Also, backroom.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95
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  • From the outside of the building, the back room was accessible through the building's back door.
  • There is an electrical panel in our back room near storage racks.
British Dictionary definitions for back room

back room

noun
1.
  1. a place where research or planning is done, esp secret research in wartime
  2. (as modifier): back-room boys
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