across the board


across the board
All the months of a particular futures contract or futures option contract, for example, if all the copper contracts open limit up, they were limit up "across the board." The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary
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Movement or trend in the stock market that causes all stocks in all sectors to move in the same direction. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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across the board aˌcross the ˈboard also across-the-board adjective ECONOMICS
affecting everyone or everything in an organization or situation:

• They have agreed to production cuts as long as they are across the board.

• Nursing unions are demanding a 4% across-the-board pay increase.

— across the board adverb :

• Jobs will be lost across the board in manufacturing.

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across the board
affecting all areas, parts of an organization, people, etc. involved in a particular situation: »

The new 18% tax rate will apply across the board.

Main Entry: board

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • across-the-board — Ⅰ. across the board UK US adjective [usually before noun] ► involving everyone or everything in a company, situation, group, etc.: an across the board cut/decline/reduction »This economic plan calls for a 15% across the board cut in personal… …   Financial and business terms

  • across the board — {adv. phr.} 1. So that equal amounts of money are bet on the same horse to win a race, to place second, or third. * /I bet $6 on the white horse across the board./ Often used with hyphens as an adjective. * /I made an across the board bet on the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • across the board — {adv. phr.} 1. So that equal amounts of money are bet on the same horse to win a race, to place second, or third. * /I bet $6 on the white horse across the board./ Often used with hyphens as an adjective. * /I made an across the board bet on the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • across-the-board — adj. 1. broad in scope or content {limited, exclusive} Syn: all embracing, all inclusive, blanket(prenominal), broad, complete, global, panoptic, wide [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • across the board — If something applies to everybody, it applies across the board …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • across-the-board — across′ the board′ adj. 1) applying to all employees, members, groups, or categories; general: an across the board pay increase[/ex] 2) gam (of a bet in a horse race) covering win, place, and show • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • across-the-board — ☆ across the board [ə krôs′thə bôrd′ ] adj. 1. Horse Racing combining win, place, and show, as a bet 2. including or affecting all classes or groups: Also written across the board …   English World dictionary

  • across the board — ► across the board applying to all. Main Entry: ↑across …   English terms dictionary

  • across-the-board — across* the board [ə krɔsȓə bɔ:d] <engl. ; eigtl. »pauschal«> an fünf aufeinanderfolgenden Tagen zur gleichen Zeit gesendet (von Werbesendungen in Funk u. Fernsehen) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • across-the-board — [adj] all all inclusive, blanket, complete, comprehensive, everything, sweeping, total; concepts 513,772 …   New thesaurus

  • across the board — adverb including all we got a pay raise across the board • Derived from adjective: ↑across the board * * * across the board adverb The same criteria will be applied across the board. Thesaurus: betting, bets and ways of betting …   Useful english dictionary