board·​room | \ ˈbȯrd-ˌrüm How to pronounce boardroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m \

Definition of boardroom

: a room that is designated for meetings of a board

Examples of boardroom in a Sentence

The directors are meeting in the boardroom.
Recent Examples on the Web That discussion takes place in every boardroom and at every kitchen table in America, but never in congressional hearing rooms. Daniel J. Pilla, National Review, 29 Sep. 2021 The state’s crusade is reshaping the corporate boardroom, an institution that for decades refused to evolve — and which guides the direction, culture and financial stewardship of public companies. Los Angeles Times, 29 Sep. 2021 Kentucky is going to be talked about in every boardroom in America. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, 27 Sep. 2021 Was Holmes under pressure in the boardroom and afraid to talk about delays in her product development for fear of losing funding? Sabrina Horn, Fortune, 30 Nov. 2021 The retail and service industries, for instance, are seeing workers from the line to the boardroom leaving in pursuit of the green dream. Amanda Reiman, Rolling Stone, 10 Dec. 2021 Bulgari’s ultra-light and ultra-tough titanium Chrono GMT is equipped for everything from the gym to the boardroom. Paige Reddinger, Robb Report, 13 Nov. 2021 Diverse representation in your boardroom has perhaps never been more important. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 29 Oct. 2021 Diversity improves the quality and accuracy of decision-making in any meeting, but particularly in a boardroom. Fortune, 30 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of boardroom

1732, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of boardroom was in 1732

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15 Jan 2022

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“Boardroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of boardroom

: a room where the group of people who manage or direct a company or organization have meetings

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