front door

noun

Definition of front door

  1. 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

  2. 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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