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boardroom

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbɔːdruːm/ MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE
the group of people who manage a company or organization: She feels strongly that British boardrooms desperately need diversity. Shareholders felt mistakes had been made at boardroom level.boardroom battle/dispute/row The chairman stepped down after a bitter boardroom battle.boardroom coup/shake-up The departure of the chief executive and finance director in a boardroom coup has given rise to takeover speculation. boardroom pay/salaries
MEETINGS the room where the group of people who manage a company or organization have their meetings: Workers were told of the closure in the company's boardroom.
(Definition of boardroom from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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