back end

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back end

[′bak ‚end]
(mechanical engineering)

back end

The support components of an information system. It often refers to the database management system (DBMS), which is the storehouse of the data residing in a server. It may also refer to the software in a Web server or application server that performs the processing initiated by a person using a Web browser (client side). See DBMS, Web server and application server.
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Mutual funds do not provide a similar waiver when contingent deferred sales charges still apply to a mutual fund account whose owner needs to sell some shares to fund the costs of such a stay.
Without a full explanation of higher annual fees, contingent deferred sales charges and "breakpoints" for quantity discounts, a customer might naturally assume that no front-end cost is the way to go.
The product carries no charges at the time of purchase, no surrender fees, no contingent deferred sales charges and no annual contract administrative charge.