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board·room

 (bôrd′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
n.
The room where the members of a board meet.
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boardroom

(ˈbɔːdˌruːm; -ˌrʊm)
n
(Commerce)
a. a room where the board of directors of a company meets
b. (as modifier): a boardroom power struggle.
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board′room`

or board′ room`,



n.
a room set aside for meetings of a board, esp. of a corporation.
[1880–85, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boardroom - a room where a committee meets (such as the board of directors of a company)boardroom - a room where a committee meets (such as the board of directors of a company)
diwan, divan - a Muslim council chamber or law court
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
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Translations

boardroom

[ˈbɔːdrʊm] Nsala f de juntas
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

boardroom

[ˈbɔːrdruːm] nsalle f du conseil d'administrationboardroom level n
at boardroom level (in company)au niveau du conseil d'administrationboardroom pay n (= directors' pay) → paie f des dirigeants
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References in classic literature ?
On reaching the offices of the board, Stepan Arkadyevitch, escorted by a deferential porter with a portfolio, went into his little private room, put on his uniform, and went into the boardroom. The clerks and copyists all rose, greeting him with good-humored deference.
It was not yet two, when the large glass doors of the boardroom suddenly opened and someone came in.
When the case had been read through, Stepan Arkadyevitch got up and stretched, and by way of tribute to the liberalism of the times took out a cigarette in the boardroom and went into his private room.
I had expected to see him in the boardroom, on the Monday evening of which I am now writing, and had proposed to tell him, when we met, of dear Aunt Verinder's arrival in London.
He is not talking about people sitting in boardrooms and comparing and contrasting the abilities of possible candidates.
While progress has been made, widely reported in relation to gender and on the rise related to ethnicity, there remains a gaping hole when comparing the statistical census type data with the reality of what we see around the table in boardrooms across all sectors.
The SC also said it understands some of the seven companies are already taking steps to identify suitable women candidates for their boardrooms.
Salhab added, "Deloitte also continues to advocate for diversity in boardrooms through our 'Board Ready' programs which are delivered across the globe to help prepare women for board service."
Perched atop one of the city's several hills, the hotel has unveiled a stylish new eating and drinking area in the lobby, Lounge 62, and two new boardrooms this month.
New York City-based Women in the Boardroom, an organization aiming to advance women in the workplace and into corporate boardrooms, said that Aspen Re, the reinsurance segment of Bermuda-based Aspen Insurance Holdings Ltd., has joined the organization as a corporate member.
The union organisation said it welcomed the message being sent to boardrooms by the votes, adding that if other shareholders had voted the same way, most remuneration policies covered in its survey would have been rejected.