Meaning of “board game” in the English Dictionary

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"board game" in British English

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board gamenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɔːd ˌɡeɪm/ us /ˈbɔːrd ˌɡeɪm/

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  • The ship held over 26,000 objects, including clothes, coins, and sculptures, and even a typical Swedish board game, called Tables. 

(Definition of “board game” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"board game" in American English

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board gamenoun [ C ]

us /ˈbɔrd ˌɡeɪm, ˈboʊrd-/

any game in which pieces are moved in particular ways on a board marked with a pattern:

All our old board games like Monopoly were gathering dust in a closet.

(Definition of “board game” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)