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bulletin board  


      n  
1       the U.S. and Canadian name for       notice board  
2      (Computing)   a facility on a computer network allowing any user to leave messages that can be read by any other user, and to download software and information to the user's own computer  
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notice board  
      n     (Brit)   a board on which notices, advertisements, bulletins, etc., are displayed,   (U.S. and Canadian name)    bulletin board         

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bulletin  
      n  
1    an official statement on a matter of public interest, such as the illness of a public figure  
2    a broadcast summary of the news  
3    a periodical publication of an association, etc.  
      vb  
4    tr   to make known by bulletin  
     (C17: from French, from Italian bullettino, from bulletta, diminutive of bulla papal edict, bull3)  


bulletin board  
      n  
1       the U.S. and Canadian name for       notice board  
2      (Computing)   a facility on a computer network allowing any user to leave messages that can be read by any other user, and to download software and information to the user's own computer  

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bulletin  

  
account, announcement, communication, communiqué, dispatch, message, news flash, notification, report, statement  

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See also:

bullet, bullion, bullpen

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n.
Free On Board: A legal term meaning that when the seller loads merchandise for transportation, he bears full responsibility for it but if the merchandise is later lost or harmed, the buyer suffers the loss.
n.
game of power inside a company's board or management team
[Leg.];[Bus.]

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