front-door

front door

noun
1.
the main entrance to a house or other building, usually facing a street.
2.
Informal. anything offering the best, most direct, or most straightforward approach to a place, situation, objective, etc.

Origin:
1740–50

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front door
 
n
1.  the main entrance to a house
2.  an open legitimate means of obtaining a job, position, etc: to get in by the front door

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