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across-the-board

adjective

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belonging or relating to the whole
  • an across-the-board reduction in the state's budget because of declining revenues

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across the board

phrase

Synonyms & Antonyms of across the board (Entry 2 of 2)

with everyone or everything taken into account at the same time
  • The Oscar-nominated film received a positive reception across the board.

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The first known use of across-the-board was in 1945

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“Across-the-board.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/across-the-board. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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