noticeboard

noun

no·​tice·​board ˈnō-təs-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce noticeboard (audio)
variants or less commonly notice board
chiefly British
: a board bearing a notice or on which notices may be posted
especially : bulletin board

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The result of this should be organizations where culture is not a set of values pinned on a noticeboard but a description of how employees actually behave towards each other and as a result collaborate and contribute to the success of the whole. Roger Trapp, Forbes, 28 June 2022 On the noticeboard inside hang advertisements for Polish car services, flats for rent and jobs. The Economist, 14 Sep. 2017 Fairmindedly, Rex notes that affixing papers to a church door in a university town in 1517 would not have been a radical act per se, as those doors often served as noticeboards. Jim Higgins, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 27 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1819, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noticeboard was in 1819

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Cite this Entry

“Noticeboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noticeboard. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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