boardroom

noun
ADJECTIVE
company, corporate, executive
BOARDROOM + NOUN
battle, coup, shake-up (esp. BrE), showdown (AmE)
table
pay (BrE)

The massive boardroom pay awards were criticized by the workers.

PHRASES
in a/the boardroom

The directors were working overtime in the boardroom.


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