board room

boardroom

[bawrd-room, -room, bohrd-]
noun
1.
a room set aside for meetings of a board, as of a corporation.
2.
a room in a broker's office where stock-market quotations are listed on a board or by other means.
Also, board room.


Origin:
1880–85, Americanism; board + room

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boardroom (ˈbɔːdˌruːm, -ˌrʊm)
 
n
a.  a room where the board of directors of a company meets
 b.  (as modifier): a boardroom power struggle

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boardroom
1836, from board (1) in the sense of "table where council is held" + room.
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