Definition of Board of directors

1. Noun. A group of persons chosen to govern the affairs of a corporation or other large institution.

Exact synonyms: Directorate
Generic synonyms: Board
Specialized synonyms: Staggered Board Of Directors
Group relationships: Management



Definition of Board of directors

1. Noun. a group of people, elected by stockholders, to establish corporate policies, and make management decisions ¹

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Literary usage of Board of directors

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1901)
"MINUTES OF MEETING OF board of directors. INSTITUTE ROOM, STATE HOUSE, February 27, 1900, 8:30 PM The new Board met pursuant to the statutes and was called ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reportsby Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"... whether on the note itself, or in a book, is a corporate act, is written evidence of such order of the board of directors, as the writing imports. ..."

3. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1903)
"The secretary «hall attend all meetings of the board of directors and standing committees, and shall keep a correct record of the same. ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1917)
"REPORT OF THE board of directors FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING APRIL 30. 1917 The Board of Directors of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers presents ..."

5. Bulletin by Tennessee Division of Geology, Geological Survey, Division of Geology, Tennessee (1910)
"Board of Directors SEC. 18. Be it further enacted, That after a drainage or levee district has been located and established as provided for by this Act, ..."

6. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1904)
"MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE board of directors, HELD IN THE ROOMS OF THE ... AT 9:30 PM The new Board of Directors was called to order by Mr. LEUSCHNER. ..."

7. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1901)
"MINUTES OF MEETING OF board of directors. INSTITUTE ROOM, STATE HOUSE, February 27, 1900, 8:30 PM The new Board met pursuant to the statutes and was called ..."

8. United States Supreme Court Reportsby Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"... whether on the note itself, or in a book, is a corporate act, is written evidence of such order of the board of directors, as the writing imports. ..."

9. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1903)
"The secretary «hall attend all meetings of the board of directors and standing committees, and shall keep a correct record of the same. ..."

10. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1917)
"REPORT OF THE board of directors FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDING APRIL 30. 1917 The Board of Directors of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers presents ..."

11. Bulletin by Tennessee Division of Geology, Geological Survey, Division of Geology, Tennessee (1910)
"Board of Directors SEC. 18. Be it further enacted, That after a drainage or levee district has been located and established as provided for by this Act, ..."

12. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1904)
"MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE board of directors, HELD IN THE ROOMS OF THE ... AT 9:30 PM The new Board of Directors was called to order by Mr. LEUSCHNER. ..."

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