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backstreet

(ˈbækˌstriːt) or

back-alley

n
1. a street in a town remote from the main roads
2. (modifier) denoting illicit activities regarded as likely to take place in such a street: a backstreet abortion.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

back′ street′

a street apart from the main or business area of a town. Cf. side street.
[1630–40]

back•street

(ˈbækˌstrit)

adj.
taking place in secrecy and often illegally: backstreet political maneuvering.
[1895–1900]
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Translations

backstreet

[ˈbaekstriːt]
A. N the backstreets (lit) → las callejuelas; (quiet) → las calles tranquilas or apartadas del centro; (poor) → las calles de los barrios bajos
B. CPD [hotel, shop] → de barrio
backstreet abortion Naborto m clandestino
backstreet abortionist Nabortista mf clandestino/a
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

backstreet

[ˈbækˌstriːt]
1. nvicolo
2. adj (shop, factory) → situato/a in un vicolo (fig) (shady) → losco/a
a backstreet cafe → un bar d'infima categoria
backstreet abortionist → praticante m/f di aborti clandestini
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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