Definition of 'board'
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Example sentences containing 'board'
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She was practising lying flat on a board and jumping up. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Indeed we share their dislike of staff reps being imposed on company boards. The Sun (2016)Board games are one of the ways we connect. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The electronic information signs on board the trains will also be upgraded. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What has been taken on board constructively was the criticism of their attitude towards games. The Sun (2016)It also explains how some leaders can face a hostile board or angry group of shareholders with calmness and reason. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cruise based on full board. The Sun (2016)At night I lay on the bed in the cavernous room at the boarding house. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cruise based on full board, hotel based on B&B. The Sun (2016)Customs officers will be given powers allowing them to board and detain ships suspected of smuggling migrants. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You may want to work through the questions with the church staff or board. Christianity Today (2000)Who is the man with the chess board? Times, Sunday Times (2009)This was all honest and above board. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Regulations mean that there must be two pilots on board to take control if necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The first six boards were completely flat. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is full board with return flights and transfers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She became convinced that schools and exam boards were conspiring together to make tests easier. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There would also need to be a company board minute to approve the share transfer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Passengers will still have to remove bottles from their hand luggage for inspection before they board aircraft. The Sun (2012)He shuffled forwards as if moving to board the train. TUNNEL VISIONS: Journeys of an Underground Philosopher (2001)The business world is hardly short of capable women ready to join boards and make a valuable contribution. Times, Sunday Times (2011)All they had was bare boards. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)The premise is simple: you provide the graft and your host provides board and lodging. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He will spend two months on board working alongside US drug enforcement officers. The Sun (2008)
Synonyms of 'board'
blackboard, noticeboard, chalkboard, flip chart
management, heads, leaders, directors
meals, food, eats, provisions
Trends of 'board'
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Translations for 'board'
British English: board /bɔːd/ NOUN
directors The board of a company or organization is the group of people who control it.
I'm on the board of directors.
- American English: board meeting
- Arabic: لـَجْنَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: comissão de diretores
- Chinese: 董事会
- Croatian: odbor
- Czech: představenstvo
- Danish: bestyrelse
- Dutch: bestuur
- European Spanish: junta consejo
- Finnish: johtokunta
- French: conseil d’administration
- German: Vorstand
- Greek: διοικητικό συμβούλιο
- Italian: consiglio
- Japanese: 役員会 meeting
- Korean: 위원회
- Norwegian: styre
- Polish: zarząd zebranie
- European Portuguese: conselho de administração
- Romanian: consiliude conducere
- Russian: правление
- Spanish: junta consejo de administración
- Swedish: styrelse
- Thai: คณะกรรมการ
- Turkish: kurul
- Ukrainian: правління
- Vietnamese: ban hội đồng
British English: board /bɔːd/ NOUN
of wood or plastic A board is a flat piece of wood, plastic, or cardboard which is used for a particular purpose.
...a chopping board.
- American English: board wood
- Arabic: لَوْح
- Brazilian Portuguese: tábua
- Chinese: 木板
- Croatian: daska
- Czech: prkno
- Danish: bræt
- Dutch: plank
- European Spanish: tablón
- Finnish: lauta
- French: planche
- German: Brett
- Greek: σανίδα
- Italian: asse
- Japanese: 板 wood
- Korean: 판
- Norwegian: planke
- Polish: deska
- European Portuguese: tábua
- Romanian: placaj
- Russian: доска
- Spanish: tabla pieza de madera plana
- Swedish: bräda
- Thai: กระดาน
- Turkish: tahta okul
- Ukrainian: дошка
- Vietnamese: tấm ván
British English: board VERB
When you board a train, ship, or aircraft, you get on it in order to travel somewhere.
I boarded the plane bound for the other coast.
Definition of board from the Collins English Dictionary
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