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back channel Explained

back channel at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

back channel
n : an alternative to the regular channels of communication that
is used when agreements must be made secretly (especially
in diplomacy or government); "they negotiated via a back

back channel at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-noun » head=back channel
  • The smaller of two channels in a river that diverge to form an island
    1. An unofficial communications channel used to make informal or subversive negotiations
    2. Inter: linguistic » s A gesture or short prompt by which a listener invites a speaker to continue.

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    * OED 2006

  • Translation: ru » back channel
    Translation: zh » back channel