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1. adjective Done or achieved in a clandestine, stealthy, illegal and/or illicit way, or by such means. Such backdoor appointments of its chief members of staff make me worry that nepotism is rife within the company. They were arrested by customs agents for their backdoor import of cheap tobacco into the country.
2. verb To use deceitful, duplicitous, or morally questionable means to circumvent someone's authority, influence, or integrity for the sake of one's personal gains. Government agents tried to backdoor the activist by planting discrediting information about her in newspapers.

backdoor man

A man having an affair with a married woman. I can't believe you're having an affair with a married woman! That makes you a dirty, rotten backdoor man!
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backdoor trot(s)

n. a case of diarrhea. (From the time when people had to go out the back door to the outhouse.) I can’t go out tonight. I got a case of the backdoor trots.
See also: backdoor, trot

backdoor trot

See also: backdoor, trot
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It can also greatly extend security and compliance capabilities of existing applications, enabling the auditing of both regular and back-door access to the application data stored in a database; enabling to track and analyze any database activity including database security changes, database access and usage, data creation, change or deletion.
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