Meaning of ACROSS THE BOARD in English
- 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 horse. 2. informal Including everyone or all, so that all are included. The President wanted taxes lowered across the board. Often used with hyphens as an adjective. The workers at the store got an across-the-board pay raise.
American idioms English vocabulary. Английский словарь американских идиом. 2012