board·room

/ˈboɚdˌruːm/ noun, pl -rooms [count]
: a room where the group of people who manage or direct a company or organization have meetings

The directors are meeting in the boardroom.

— often used before another noun

There was lots of boardroom intrigue surrounding the appointment of a new CEO.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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