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across the board

C2 happening or having an effect on people at every level and in every area: The improvement has been across the board, with all divisions either increasing profits or reducing losses. The initiative has across-the-board support.
(Definition of across the board from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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