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across-the-board

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Including or applying to all categories or members.
  • adjective Of or being a racing wager whereby equal amounts are bet on the same contestant to win, place, and show.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective broad in scope or content.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective wide or comprehensive in scope or applicability.

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

  • adjective broad in scope or content
  • adverb including all

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Examples

  • "We find ourselves in disagreement with the specific approach he offers in his dissent - namely, an across-the-board license condition requiring implementation of 'all' Fukushima-related requirements prior to operation of the Vogtle plant," the four commissioners wrote.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Therefore, if full, across-the-board student loan forgiveness is a non-starter, then certainly things like the restoration of bankruptcy protections to student loans, both federal and private, must be on the table.

    Jon Chattman: Student Loan Forgiveness: Too Early for 'Waiting for Superman 2'?

  • • Increase the status of the teaching profession via incentives such as loan forgiveness programs, higher GPA requirements for entrance into teacher training, stipends or subsidies to purchase instructional materials, limited performance-based evaluations, and across-the-board salary increases, particularly immediate pay scale increases for those who teach in low-income areas;

    Shaun Johnson: Why I'm Marching to Save our Schools

  • Unfortunately, the sommelier requested anonymity since he said that there is no across-the-board policy.

    Bargains on restaurant wine lists – NYC edition | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • • Increase the status of the teaching profession via incentives such as loan forgiveness programs, higher GPA requirements for entrance into teacher training, stipends or subsidies to purchase instructional materials, limited performance-based evaluations, and across-the-board salary increases, particularly immediate pay scale increases for those who teach in low-income areas;

    Shaun Johnson: Why I'm Marching to Save our Schools

  • As to whether I believe that full, across-the-board student loan forgiveness is likely to become a reality anytime soon -- the answer, unfortunately, is an obvious "no."

    Jon Chattman: Student Loan Forgiveness: Too Early for 'Waiting for Superman 2'?

  • "Arbitrarily imposing an across-the-board hiring freeze in the name of saving relatively small sums would be a mistake with the potential to seriously hamper the workforce and degrade government's performance," Stier wrote in Sunday's Post in a piece entitled, "The workers Obama abandoned."

    Federal worker advocate knocks Obama for pay freeze

  • To boost loyalty, last year it began rolling out a 5% across-the-board discount for customers using its Target-branded credit and debit cards.

    More Target Than Tar-zhay?

  • Rather than continuing to fight reform of work rules and protecting underperformers, unions could trade those away for across-the-board bonuses for service improvements and a guarantee that employees get a sizable share of any productivity gains.

    Wonkbook: NCLB reform coming; Boehner opposes new gun laws; John Kerry's speech; oil spill recommendations

  • To boost loyalty, last year it began rolling out a 5% across-the-board discount for customers using its Target-branded credit and debit cards.

    More Target Than Tar-zhay?

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