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a secret or underhand means of access (to a place or a position)

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an undocumented way to get access to a computer system or the data it contains

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an entrance at the rear of a building

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Anne instantly advanced to the back-door of the house--and found herself face to face with a lady who was a total stranger to her.
Smith's intense ter- ror; Amy Foster's stolid conviction held against the other's nervous attack, that the man 'meant no harm'; Smith's exasperation (on his return from Darnford Market) at finding the dog barking himself into a fit, the back-door locked, his wife in hysterics; and all for an unfortunate dirty tramp, supposed to be even then lurking in his stackyard.
Kit rather wondered what this meant, but as he couldn't stop there, asking questions, he shouldered the box again and followed the girl into the hall, where through a back-door he descried Mr Garland leading Whisker in triumph up the garden, after that self-willed pony had (as he afterwards learned) dodged the family round a small paddock in the rear, for one hour and three quarters.
Although the stats don't back that up, with 17 provincial winners dumped out of the 36 All-Ireland football quarterfinals ever played, he thinks life is tough for the back-door teams.
Ellis digs deep into the roots of the impending endangered species crisis and illuminates a little known back-door threat: Traditional Chinese Medicine.
SIR - How strange that Peter Hain, Don Touhig and Rhodri Morgan all condemn the method of electing list Assembly Members as a back-door system.
Middleware--software that translates from one system to another--is what makes back-door entry possible, he said.
SANTA CLARITA - Westmont's back-door cuts shredded The Master's College men's basketball team in an 84-60 Golden State Athletic Conference victory Tuesday at Bross Gym.