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noun bureau, cabinet, commission, consistory, consultative body, council, court, curia, directorate, directorship, governing body, judicatory, management, presidium, tribunal
Associated concepts: advisory boards, board of aldermen, board of arbitrators, board of directors, board of education, board of elections, board of equalization, board of examiners, board of finance, board of health, board of medical examinnrs, board of public works, board of review, board of special inquiry, board of supervisors, board of trade, board of trustees, de facto boards, draft board, local board, maritime board, qualification board, revenue board, welfare board, zoning board
See also: agency, assembly, bench, body, bureau, chamber, commission, committee, council, enter, inhabit, lodge, management, reside

BOARD. This word is used to designate all the magistrates of a city or borough, or all the managers or directors of any institution; as, the board of aldermen; the board of directors of the Bank of North America. The majority of the board have in general the power to perform the acts of the whole board, but sometimes they are restrained by their charters, and it requires a greater number to perform certain acts.

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As is often the case, the specifics of implementing the law (formulating the rules) were left to someone else--in this case the Board of Health.
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Notify the consultant when the State Board of Health arrives.
In a sometimes combative session, Board of Health members said they felt the property was not "actionable'' under health regulations.
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The Board of Health Careers Foundation (HCF) bestowed the Chairman's Award on Siemens Medical last month.
Fort to the reconstituted Board of Health, calling him a "very accomplished professional'' who will add an "important perspective'' to the board.
On Monday, the Gardner Board of Health voted new cigar regulations designed to ensure cheap cigars are not sold individually, but Health Agent Bernard Sullivan said the board may be limited in how it addresses the health problems caused by snuff, chewing tobacco and other smokeless products.

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