Definition of scorecard in English:


Syllabification: score·card
Pronunciation: /ˈskôrˌkärd
(also scoresheet or scorebook)


  • 1(In sports) a card, sheet, or book in which scores are entered.
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    • They're the ones who bring their own scorebooks to Olympic Stadium, keeping a game-by-game account of what is likely to be the Expos' final season in Montreal.
    • He then concludes Chapter 2 with an excellent discussion about digital and analog chess clocks, scorebooks, scoresheets, and other equipment.
    • But knowing what I've signed up for, I've left my scorebook in New York City this time.
  • 1.1(In business) a statistical record used to measure achievement or progress toward a particular goal: he’s also insisting that all employees get regular scorecards on productivity and profitability measures
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    • The development goals had a 'mixed scorecard'.
    • So check out our career opportunities and learn more about our unique environment where a winning culture and diversity are a key part of our balanced scorecard.
    • Top management guides its business largely by its financial scorecards, namely its P&L statement and its balance sheet.

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