Translation of back door in Spanish:

back door

puerta trasera, n.

noun

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    puerta trasera feminine
    puerta de atrás feminine
    • The problem with such a ‘solution’, of course, is that it is a slightly dishonest, back-door way of achieving a result which accords with justice.
    • It is wrong, it is a back-door tax, and we totally disagree with it.
    • That is why the National Party opposes this ridiculous back-door tax.
    • He said that levies were just a back-door way of introducing taxes.
    • There would rightly be a stream of concerned editorials warning of the threat to personal privacy, with commentators bemoaning the back-door introduction of an apparent identity card.
    • Fears continued to grow last week that runaway borrowing and soaring house prices are fuelling back-door attempts by the government to control lending by pushing prices up.
    • Others mutter of sinister hidden agendas such as back-door price-fixing, which cannot be ruled out, but by what authority could he possibly engage in such activities?
    • He agreed that the Government's attitude towards NHS dentistry was effectively back-door privatisation.
    • ‘This Bill is now well through committee stage and has become nothing more than a back-door ban on hunting,’ he said.
    • Much of that looks like union-bashing, and as the Communist Party was the only one which supported racial integration, back-door racism.
    • The blasphemy law, which has largely fallen into desuetude, should be repealed, not effectively extended in this back-door way.
    • He said suggestions that the idea was a form of back-door privatisation were ‘utter and total nonsense’.
    • The whole labelling thing isn't some sort of sneaky back-door censorship program, but its a way of protecting free speech.
    • What he takes issue with though is not the bans themselves, but bans that are a back-door means of protectionism.
    • What usually happens when you put together a soundtrack is you make a deal with some record company that has some sort of back-door deal with the studio.
    • In some ways, re - importation as it's called has been a back-door approach to buying lower priced medications in this country.
    • As long as it doesn't turn into a back-door method of raising the age at which we can start claiming our state pensions, then I'm all for people being able to work for as long as they want to.
    • I think this is a back-door effort to reinstitute the draft, quite frankly.
    • It is seen as a back-door route to full-scale privatization and is a major municipal issue.
    • We had to go through the back-door route and have played twenty-four competitive matches this season.

adjective

  • 1also backdoor

    (tax/censorship) encubierto
    (tax/censorship) disfrazado