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Definition of

board meeting

Corporate Governance

directors' meeting a meeting of the board of directors of a company

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Definitions of ’board meeting’ and meaning of ’board meeting’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’board meeting’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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