across-the-board

across-the-board
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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 income tax rates

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an across-the-board increase/raise/rise

Ⅱ.
across-the-board UK US adverb
in a way that involves everyone or everything in a company, situation, group etc.: be/apply across the board »

These sales increases are across the board in most of our important product areas and in all four business segments.

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rise/fall across the board


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • 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

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  • 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 white… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • across-the-board — a,cross the board adjective 1. ) involving everyone or everything in a place or situation: They face tough across the board budget cuts. 2. ) AMERICAN if you make an across the board BET, you win money if the horse you choose comes first, second …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • across-the-board — a.cross the board adj, adv also across the board affecting everyone or everything in a situation or organization ▪ an across the board pay increase ▪ In July everything we sell is reduced right across the board …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Across The Board — A market wide directional movement, or a market condition in which most stocks and sectors are moving in the same direction. These movements are usually caused by market wide events. If you hear in the financial media that the stock market is up… …   Investment dictionary

  • across-the-board — adjective Date: 1945 1. placed to win if a competitor wins, places, or shows < an across the board racing bet > 2. embracing or affecting all classes or categories ; blanket < an across the board price increase > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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