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After every major conflict - World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the fall of the Soviet Union - what happened was that we ultimately hollowed out the force, largely by doing deep across-the-board cuts.
Leon Panetta

Meaning of "across-the-board" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ACROSS-THE-BOARD

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ACROSS-THE-BOARD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Across-The-Board is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ACROSS-THE-BOARD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of across-the-board in the English dictionary

The definition of across-the-board in the dictionary is affecting all levels or classes equally.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ACROSS-THE-BOARD

acrophonetic
acrophonic
acrophony
acropolis
acrosomal
acrosome
acrosome reaction
acrospire
across
across country
across the board
acrostic
acrostical
acrostically
acroter
acroterial
acroterion
acroterium
acrotic
acrotism

WORDS THAT END LIKE ACROSS-THE-BOARD

aboard
billboard
board
bulletin board
cardboard
clipboard
dashboard
free on board
go by the board
keyboard
leaderboard
message board
motherboard
on board
onboard
outboard
overboard
secretary to the board
skateboard
snowboard
take on board

Synonyms and antonyms of across-the-board in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ACROSS-THE-BOARD»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «across-the-board» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of across-the-board

Translation of «across-the-board» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ACROSS-THE-BOARD

Find out the translation of across-the-board to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of across-the-board from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «across-the-board» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

全面的板
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

a través de - la -board
570 millions of speakers

English

across-the-board
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भर में बोर्ड
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عبر للحدود
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

по -бортовой
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

across-the -board
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বোর্ড জুড়ে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sur - le - bord
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

secara menyeluruh
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

across- the-board
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

全面的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

전면적
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing-papan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

qua -ban-
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வாரியங்களைத் தாண்டிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओव्हर-द-बोर्ड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yönüyle
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

across-the -board
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

całej liniową
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

по - бортовий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

peste -bord
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

όλη - την -board
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

oor-die- direksie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

över hela linjen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

over - the-styret
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of across-the-board

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ACROSS-THE-BOARD»

The term «across-the-board» is quite widely used and occupies the 28.759 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ACROSS-THE-BOARD» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about across-the-board

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7 QUOTES WITH «ACROSS-THE-BOARD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word across-the-board.
1
Glenn Hubbard
What Governor Romney is proposing is an across-the-board cut in marginal tax rates for households, every household in America by 20 percent. And we'll have to broaden the base to pay for that. Also, a very deep cut in the corporate rate.
2
Jayma Mays
I was really across-the-board, like a nutcase. I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life, so I just did everything. I was even part of FHA, Future Homemakers of America. How lost was I?
3
Leon Panetta
After every major conflict - World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the fall of the Soviet Union - what happened was that we ultimately hollowed out the force, largely by doing deep across-the-board cuts.
4
Mike Pence
The American people know what's necessary to get this economy moving again. It's fiscal discipline in Washington, D.C. and across-the-board tax relief for working families, small businesses and family farms.
5
Rob Sheffield
At an incredibly divisive point in pop history, Donna Summer managed to create an undeniable across-the-board experience of mass pleasure - after 'Bad Girls,' nobody ever tried claiming disco sucked again. It set the template for what Michael Jackson would do a few months later with 'Off The Wall.'
6
Dax Shepard
Being truthful is a necessity because when I'm not being truthful it takes a toll on me. I don't have any room for it in my life. I don't have an across-the-board opinion on honesty in relationships. But for me, personally, it's paramount.
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Peter Welch
The Citizen's Petition reflects Vermont's spirit of pragmatism and across-the-board cooperation. I applaud the 'Campaign to Fix the Debt' for calling attention to one of the country's most pressing problems, our ballooning national debt, and for urging policymakers to find practical solutions.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ACROSS-THE-BOARD»

Discover the use of across-the-board in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to across-the-board and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Across the Board: The Mathematics of Chessboard Problems
Across the Board is the definitive work on chessboard problems.
John J. Watkins, 2012
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Across the Board: The Mathematics of Chessboard Problems
Across the Board is the definitive work on chessboard problems.
John J. Watkins, 2011
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Across the Board: The Mathematics of Chessboard Problems
Across the Board is the definitive work on chessboard problems.
John J. Watkins, 2004
4
Murder Across the Board: An Arlington County Mystery
Small town politics are always the same comfortably dull sandbox bickering-even when your small town is the gateway to the nation's capital.
Jane Barcroft, 2005
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Aspects of the Syntax of (TP)-coordination, Across-the-Board ...
ABSTRACT In this dissertation I investigate aspects of the syntax of sentential coordination, Across-the-Board extraction, and Parasitic Gap constructions, as well as their implications for our understanding of the language faculty. I first argue ...
Gerardo Fernandez-Salgueiro, 2008
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Ellipsis, Right Node Raising, and Across-The-Board Constructions
First, I review previous accounts of RNR---movement, phonological deletion, and multiple dominance---and provide arguments against them.
Seungwan Ha, 2008
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West Across the Board
What are the elements of friendship that last a lifetime-the mysterious connection that can outlast great distances and long periods of separation to bring friends back together?
Andrew Jalbert, 2007
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Tax Cuts: Issues and Analyses
Distributional issues have been central to the analysis of across-the-board tax cuts (although issues of growth and simplification are also of concern). Some plans have been described as primarily benefiting the middle class; some plans,  ...
James S. Larson, 2003
9
Maintaining Utility Services for the Poor: Policies and ...
By now most countries in Central Europe have abandoned across-the-board price subsidies, but this mechanism is still popular with governments in the former Soviet Union (although the difference between residential tariffs and costs has ...
‎2000
10
Across the Board: Building Academic Reading Skills
This series for beginning to high-intermediate learners offers robust comprehension activities that encourage students to access and interact with text and to develop reading and critical thinking skills.
Jean Zukowski/Faust, 2001

9 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ACROSS-THE-BOARD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term across-the-board is used in the context of the following news items.
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Who Benefits the Most from an Across-the-Board Cut in Individual …
Just about every tax reform plan calls for cutting individual tax rates. But it turns out that a one percentage point across-the-board rate cut would ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
2
No decision on across-the-board pay hike
This will be the first time since the implementation of the county's job classification and compensation system that an across-the-board increase ... «Portage Daily Register, Jul 15»
3
Lone Star Cup: Abbott, Crawford, Robinson are across-the-board
Staff photo-Rod Aydelotte Crawford Braden Nemec (4) on the mound in the third inning agasintFlatonia during their 2015 State championship ... «Waco Tribune-Herald, Jun 15»
4
Plan calls for no across-the-board raises for state workers
Madison— The state wouldn't set money aside for across-the-board pay raises for 31,000 workers over the next two years, under a plan ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jun 15»
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House OKs SSS 'across-the-board' pension hike
MANILA – The proposed P2,000 across-the-board increase in Social Security System (SSS) monthly pension has been approved by the House ... «ABS CBN News, Jun 15»
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Woodland Hills school board passes budget with across-the-board
Woodland Hills School District board directors passed a final $86.7 million budget Wednesday night for the upcoming school year. «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jun 15»
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EA Sports looks to get back in the game with across-the-board
No, they're not sweeping changes, but EA looks to make subtle changes to its EA Sports lineup that aim to get even more players interested. «Digital Trends, Jun 15»
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Comal ISD approves across-the-board pay raises
(New Braunfels, Tx)-- Comal ISD's Board of Trustees approved a 3-percent across-the-board pay raise for the 2015-16 fiscal year at its meeting ... «Radio NB, Jun 15»
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Celebrations after Upton Cross School receives across-the-board
STAFF and pupils at Upton Cross Primary School are celebrating after receiving an across-the-board "good" rating from education inspectors. «Cornish Guardian, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Across-The-Board [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/across-the-board-1>. Nov 2019 ».
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