Board-business

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Definition

the board (of a company): the directors, the top management, the council (of a company)
noun
The board can refer to both shareholders and the directors of a company. In both cases, 'the board' makes most major decisions for the company (in a 'boardroom' usually).

a (surf) board: a (surf) plank, slat, panel
noun

a board (at school): a black or white panel (at school) for the teacher to write on
noun
Schools often have 'blackboards', 'chalkboards' or 'whiteboards' in classrooms.

Examples

  • "Mr. Cheeter, since you seem to enjoy using my classroom as a platform for your buffoonery, why don't you come up to the board and show us how you think this problem should be solved?"
  • "Mazerati cautiously approached each individual, so it came as a total surprise to all involved when Mazerati was elected CEO by the D&C board last Tuesday."
  • "will not sell without prior permission from the Board."
  • "The Board is pleased to inform shareholders that the dividend per share will be 16.3¢."
  • "Moira : Potassium is delicious, Brent, but even so, the American Nutritional Board warns that eating too many eggs poses a health risk due to high levels of cholesterol, which can affect people with heart disease."
  • "I'm the one that has to justify a 14,000 dollar shipment of ingredients to the board!"
  • "Bruno : The board has elected a new CEO, Sylvio Mazerati."
  • "Icarus : Then I'll have to recommend to Bruno and to the board that your supplies must be pre-approved by."
  • "The board of the IACF thought it only fitting that you, one of the true pioneers in the fragrance and cosmetic community, deliver the speech to mark the Vicennial anniversary of our organization."
  • "Miaow Yang : With the money we are offering, you could start a new business, even remain on the board of Miracle Juices."

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