door-o|pen|er

door-o|pen|er «DR OH puh nuhr, DOHR-», noun.
Informal. a means of entrance, access, or admission: »

One [course] is Government auto insurance, which only the industry dreads as a door-opener to further Government intervention in the insurance business (Time).


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