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1. Of or relating to the final phase of a project or process: back-end charges.
2. Of or relating to the part of a software system or online service that the user does not interact with and that is usually accessible only to programmers or administrators: back-end software.
3. Of or relating to the internal operations of an organization that are not accessible or visible to the general public: back-end logistics.
back end n.
dialect Northern English autumn
(Accounting & Book-keeping) (of money, costs, etc) required or incurred after a project has been completed
[from the phrase the back end of the year]
The part of a program that carries out the tasks the program is designed to perform as opposed to the front end of the program that allows the user to instruct and interact with the back end.
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|Noun||1.||back end - the side of an object that is opposite its front; "his room was toward the rear of the hotel"|
side, face - a surface forming part of the outside of an object; "he examined all sides of the crystal"; "dew dripped from the face of the leaf"
rearward - direction toward the rear; "his outfit marched to the rearward of the tank divisions"