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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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Schulman IRB also provides global consulting services in clinical quality assurance and human research protections, and an institutional biosafety committee service.
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But the world governing body said that IRB Regulation Eight, which governs eligibility, indicated that Shingler can only play for Wales, as the Under-20's fixture he had played in was sanctioned as being between the nominated second XV's of the competing nations, thus committing him to the principality.