Definition of boardroom in English:

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boardroom

Pronunciation: /ˈbôrdˌro͞om/
/ˈbôrdˌro͝om/

noun

1A room in which the members of a board meet regularly.
Example sentences
  • A ballroom, two boardrooms and five meeting rooms are also on the cards.
  • This is why most of them are installed not in the workspaces of the employees, but in boardrooms or conference rooms, where businessmen meet and greet their clients.
  • The conference centre will have a variety of boardrooms, meeting and syndicate rooms providing the most advanced technology systems.
1.1The directors of a company or organization considered collectively.
Example sentences
  • In many boardrooms in corporate America, the senior managers are usually white males.
  • Most of the popular non-executive directors are propelled into the top boardrooms following a career in business.
  • Researchers from Cranfield University say we could reach gender equality in the boardrooms of major corporations within the next seven years.

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Syllabification: board·room

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