across-the-board


across-the-board

adjective

  1. applying to all employees, members, groups, or categories; general: The across-the-board pay increase means a raise for all employees.
  2. (of a bet) covering all possibilities of winning on a given result, especially by placing a combination bet on one horse in a race for win, place, and show.

adjective

  1. (of salary increases, taxation cuts, etc) affecting all levels or classes equally
  2. horse racing the US term for each way

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