Trade Board

noun Brit. historical a statutory body with members from workers and management, set up to settle disputes and regulate conditions of employment in certain industries.

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  • trade board — noun : one of the former British official boards consisting of representatives from the employers and workers of an industry and neutral appointed members and charged with setting minimum wages for the industry * * * trade board noun (historical) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trade, Board of — I Organized market for the exchange of commodity contracts (see commodity exchange). The Toronto Board of Trade, one of the earliest, was incorporated in 1845. The first grain futures exchange in the U.S. was organized in Chicago in 1848. The… …   Universalium

  • Trade, Board of — p. ext. Lords Commissioners of Trade and Plantations (inglés: Lores comisionados del comercio y las plantaciones). Organismo asesor que vigilaba los asuntos comerciales coloniales de América del Norte. Establecido en 1696 para reemplazar a los… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • TRADE, BOARD OF —    a Government office which, as now constituted, dates from 1786, but whose functions within recent times have been considerably widened; consists of a president (a Cabinet minister), and ex officio the Lord Chancellor, Archbishop of Canterbury …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • board — n often cap 1 a: a group of individuals having managerial, supervisory, investigatory, or advisory powers over a public or private business, trust, or other organization or institution Board of Regents Board of Bar Overseers …   Law dictionary

  • board of trade — board of trade: a commodities exchange Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • board of trade — 1. : a board or an organization that regulates, promotes, supervises, or protects commercial or business enterprises or interests: as a. : a committee of the English privy council formerly appointed to consider matters relating to trade and the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • board of trade — An exchange or association of persons participating in the business of buying or selling any commodity or receiving it for sale on consignment. Generally, an exchange where commodity futures and/or futures options are traded. See also contract… …   Financial and business terms

  • board — boardable, adj. boardlike, adj. /bawrd, bohrd/, n. 1. a piece of wood sawed thin, and of considerable length and breadth compared with the thickness. 2. a flat slab of wood or other material for some specific purpose: a cutting board. 3. a sheet… …   Universalium

  • trade — tradable, tradeable, adj. tradeless, adj. /trayd/, n., v., traded, trading, adj. n. 1. the act or process of buying, selling, or exchanging commodities, at either wholesale or retail, within a country or between countries: domestic trade; foreign …   Universalium

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