front office

noun
|Updated on: 19 Jun 2018

Definition of front office

: the policy-making officials of an organization usually hyphenated when used attributively
  • the front-office staff

Examples of front office in a Sentence

  1. Many fans blame the team's poor performance on bad decisions made by the front office.

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First Known Use of front office

1900

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FRONT OFFICE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of front office for English Language Learners

  • : the people who manage a business or organization (such as a professional sports team)


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