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Advisory board   /ædvˈaɪzəri bɔrd/   Listen
Advisory board

A board appointed to advise the chief administrator.  Synonym: planning board.

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"Advisory board" Quotes from Famous Books

... of institutional relief separate from that of the county in which they are located. In many states the local authorities are subject to some measure of central supervision by a state board, which is called by various names. In most cases this is merely an advisory board with power to inspect state institutions, and to make recommendations to the governor or state legislature. More recently, there is a tendency to go still further, and to reorganize and consolidate the various state institutions so as to bring them directly under the ...
— Problems in American Democracy • Thames Ross Williamson

... not know what to do with me; the acquaintances I made through him (of whom the chief was the violinist Panofka) led to nothing, and I therefore returned to my advisory board at home, through whose influence I had recently received an order to compose the music to the Two Grenadiers, by Heine, translated by a Parisian professor. I wrote this song for baritone, and was very pleased with the result; on Ander's advice I now tried to ...
— My Life, Volume I • Richard Wagner

... taken by the Masons in this movement, led to the formation of the "Masonic Mission," with a strong "Advisory Board," composed of leading and ...
— Woman's Work in the Civil War - A Record of Heroism, Patriotism, and Patience • Linus Pierpont Brockett

Words linked to "Advisory board" :   cabinet, board, administration, governance, organization, establishment, brass, Kashag, governing body, organisation

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