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Back Door

1. In business, a slang term describing something unethical. It may also describe the action of circumventing a problem in an unusual (but still ethical) way.

2. Any way to access a computer system other than logging in or using "normal" channels. Programmers often put back doors into their programs, or a hacker may create one.

3. See: Back-Door Listing.

back door

the informal mechanism whereby the BANK OF ENGLAND buys back previously issued TREASURY BILLS in the DISCOUNT MARKET at their ruling market price in order to release money to help the DISCOUNT HOUSES overcome temporary liquidity shortages. This is done as a means of increasing the liquid funds available not only to the discount houses themselves but also to the COMMERCIAL BANKS at prevailing interest rates to enable them to maintain their lending. Compare FRONT DOOR.
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So if you're looking for a more unusual egg, either as a gift or for yourself, then you're in luck as we've rounded up the best alternative Easter eggs on sale this Easter.
Rufford Old Hall, West Lancashire Explore the grounds of Rufford Old Hall this Easter as you and the family take on the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt.
Our staff are more than willing to collect Easter Eggs or any donations from well-wishers and those in the community who wish to help.
Some stores across the UK had their Easter eggs on display on Boxing Day, prompting one angry costumer to post on Twitter: "January last year was too soon but Boxing Day is b***y ridiculous
Fill a jar with as many Easter eggs as will fit - you can mix the sizes to make it more difficult - and ask everyone to put ideas as to how many are there on a piece of paper and ask them to fold it or put it into an envelope.
Sequined Easter eggs - photo courtesy of twosisterscrafting.
To help our campaign, we'd very much appreciate if local members of the community would be so kind as to buy just one extra Easter egg which we will donate to these great causes, who do fantastic work in the North East.
And an Easter Egg Hunt takes place on March 25 and 26.
Later, Easter eggs were decorated with chocolate piping and marzipan flowers.
They decorated the Easter eggs with sketches and drawings of flowers, roses and creative patterns.
Egg-Press Yourself at Le Mall At Le Mall in Dbayeh and Sin al-Fil this month, there has been a special exhibition of giant Easter eggs titled, "Freedom of Egg-Pression.
The 2014 Easter Egg Roll, which takes place on the South Lawn of the White House, is focused on promoting health and wellness with the theme, “Hop into Healthy, Swing into Shape.