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n. or back room
1. A room located at the rear.
2. The meeting place used by an inconspicuous controlling group.
1. Of, relating to, or taking place in a backroom: backroom card games.
2. Marked by the exercise of inconspicuous control and maneuvering: backroom politics.
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a. a place where research or planning is done, esp secret research in wartime
b. (as modifier): back-room boys.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a room in the rear of a building.
2. a place from where powerful or influential persons exercise control in an indirect manner.
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|Noun||1.||back room - a room located in the rear of an establishment; usually accessible only to privileged groups|
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
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