bulletin board

bulletin board
bulletin board ˈbulletin ˌboard noun [countable]
1. especially AmE a large board fixed to a wall where people can put notes and messages for other people to read; = notice Bre
2. COMPUTING electronic bulletin board a place on an computer information system where you read or leave messages

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bulletin board UK US noun [C]
WORKPLACE NOTICEBOARD(Cf. ↑noticeboard): »

A bulletin board in the lobby is packed with notices of things for sale.

(also message board) INTERNET a place on a computer system where users share public messages and general information: »

Its website has a bulletin board where companies can advertise for staff.


electronic/internet/online bulletin boards

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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