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Definition of the adjective across the board

What does across the board mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. [idiomatic] pertaining to all categories or things
  2. a racing bet where one bets that the same competitor will place in first, second and third

Definition of the adverb across the board

What does across the board mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. including all
    • example: we got a pay raise across the board


"Across The Board" is a musical album of Mark Austin.

  • released in (17 years ago)


"Across the Board" is an artwork by Michael Flohr.


Across The Board is a TV program, begun on (56 years ago).

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Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms (1993)

by Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz

across the board (in/) applying in all cases: ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of International Business Terms (2013)

by Jae K. Shim, Joel G. Siegel, Marc H. Levine

ACROSS THE BOARD A reference to include or encompass all units or members of a group, class, or association. In INTERNATIONAL TRADE, a reference is sometimes made to "across the board tariff reductions." This means that all ...

Google previewEnvironment : Global Warming(encyclopaedia Of Environment), Vol# 3 (2005)

by Ed. K.R. Gupta

The ratification should be seen as the first step towards shifting focus from hunting for scapegoats to promoting cleaner technology and energy conservation across the board. (iv) INDIA'S BENEFITS FROM KYOTO PROTOCOL With Kyoto ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Journalism (2007)

by Stephen L. Vaughn

Evenas women's press organizations merged withmen's and gender distinctions were droppedafter the1970s, participation in the establishedpress organizationsdeclined across the board. Changing lifestyles anda decrease of available time ...

Google previewDictionary of American Slang 4e (2010)

by Barbara Ann Kipfer, Robert L. Chapman

across the board adj phr 1 Designating a bet in which the same ...

Google previewDrugs in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law [3 volumes] (2014)

by Nancy E. Marion, Willard M. Oliver

The Prohibition Party also took positions on women's suffrage, poverty, public health, and political corruption, and it sought out allies across the board by appealing to groups ranging from Southern whites to blacks. In 1892, the party continued ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Neuropsychological Disorders (2011)

by Arthur MacNeill Horton, Jr., EdD, ABPP, ABPN, Chad A. Noggle, PhD, ABN, Raymond S. Dean, PhD, ABPP, ABN, ABPdN

However, negative findings across the board can be seen as ruling out myasthenia, thus its importance. Serology tests can be used to evaluate for the presence of AChE receptor antibodies, which are highly suggestive of myasthenia, ...

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Washington has got to, across the board, lower taxes for small businesses so that our mom and pops can reinvest and hire people, so that our businesses can thrive. (Sarah Palin)
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