boardroom boardroom  /ˈbɔrd ˌrum/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Steve Jobs is sitting in the Apple boardroom.
  2. I mused occasionally as I watched a parade of dark-suited men pile into an executive boardroom.
  3. We caught Apple at the right time, the honey-toned girl says, sitting in the schools boardroom.

News

  1. Letter: Some Aspen monopoly perspective

    Regarding “Monopoly on hospital surgical services called in to question” (Aspen Daily News, June 11) and “Concerned residents fill boardroom at hospital” (The Aspen Times, June 11), for those who favor breaking up a monopolistic Aspen Valley Hospital exclusive contract for surgical services, having competition and having the surgeon of your choice, I advise you whip out the “Aspen/Kodak Rule ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Aspen Times

  2. HR Notices From June 17

    The latest boardroom, leadership and staffing news from Michigan's technology-focused companies, institutions and groups
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CBS Detroit

  3. Board tackles host of topics from hauling sludge to changing hours

    Debra Moore Staff Writer 6/17/2013     The Plumas County Board of Supervisors began its June 4 meeting with a packed agenda and a full boardroom for most of the day.   Supervisors considered a host of items from honoring a public works department employee, which drew in many members of the road department crew, to discussing next year’s budget, which attracted most of the county’s department ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Plumas County News

Quotes

  1. "It is time for something completely different, and we're going to bring it to them," said Steele, a former Maryland GOP Chairman. "We're going to bring this party to every corner, every boardroom, every neighborhood, every community."
    on Jan 31, 2009 By: Michael Steele Source: The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com

  2. "There was a private conversation that took place in the boardroom and assurances have been made at the highest possible level," Hill-Wood told Soccernet. "Arsenal do not expect those to be broken. I was not privy to the conversation, but was...
    on Apr 15, 2010 By: Peter Hill-Wood Source: ESPN

  3. Chancellor Alistair Darling said, "I'm determined to do everything we can to stabilise our banking system and make it stronger. In return for it, of course, there will be restrictions on what happens in boardroom pay and we're also getting...
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Alistair Darling Source: The Move Channel

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