Backroom

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Definition

a backroom dealing: a possibly illegal business matter
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Backroom, literally 'the room at the back', refers transactions, activities or businesses of unofficial or even illegal character (black market, bribes, etc.)

Bruno Delavigne does not accept backroom deals. He prides himself on legal, transparent business methods.

Examples

  • "He has a reputation for backroom dealings and petty corruption."

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