front door

noun

Definition of front door 

1 : the main entrance to a dwelling or apartment having more than one entrance : a doorway fronting on or giving direct access to a street or road

2a : a place or area affording the main or best approach or access (as to a country) the war would then be brought directly to the front door of the Americas— Emil Lengyel

b : an open direct forthright approach or a legal approach toward gaining some object should do it directly and openly, through the front doorYale Review

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