Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The room where the members of a board meet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the room where a group of people (especially the board of a company or organization) conducts its meetings
  • n. corporations or corporate management considered as a section of society

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a room where a committee meets (such as the board of directors of a company).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The room or office in which a board meets to transact business.
  • n. In mining, the space excavated in driving a board.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a room where a committee meets (such as the board of directors of a company)

Etymologies

compound board + room (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • The Dartmouth boardroom is an extraordinarily conformity-inducing environment and it takes a strong sense of independence in order to keep from being assimilated into its group-think.

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  • "My gut feeling is that this is what we call a boardroom coup planned and executed by other board members.

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  • The boardroom is a highly nuanced, very human environment.

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  • In the fiercely private corporate world, the boardroom has been a pretty serene place.

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  • The last person of all to enter the boardroom was the Senior Surgeon.

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  • Perhaps the most memorable contestant ever to have faced Lord Sugar in the boardroom was the 21-year-old communications executive from Plymouth who declared himself "a brand" in his own right.

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  • For the vast majority of fans and people who love the game it is what happens on the pitch, not in the boardroom, that is most important.

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  • What's happening in the boardroom is a different thing.

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