Definition of back room in English:

back room

Syllabification: back room

noun

  • A place where secret, administrative, or supporting work is done: this would lead to weak government and deals in back rooms [as modifier]: back-room strategists
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    • He is currently assistant-boss and Academy head coach at the Super League giants and will continue to be on the back-room staff at Headingley next year, but he emphasised his focus after this season will be as Knights boss.
    • When he coached Gloucester, with a big budget, there seemed to be an incoherence, odd selections, and a Gallic clannishness among hordes of Frenchmen he brought in as his back-room staff.
    • His ambition to succeed, however, occasionally caused discontent with his back-room staff.

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