across-the-board: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (u-krôs'u bôrd', -bōrd', u-kros'-), [key]
- applying to all employees, members, groups, or categories; general: The across-the-board pay increase means a raise for all employees.
- (of a bet) covering all possibilities of winning on a given result, esp. by placing a combination bet on one horse in a race for win, place, and show.
- acrosstheboard (Thesaurus)