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adverb as in without exception

Strong match

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And in this era of impact-blind, across-the-board budget cuts, we see an opportunity.

Some of them, like an across-the-board tariff on Chinese goods, might actually work.

There needs to be an across-the-board, consistent defense of the constitutional separation of powers.

Right now, the biggest races are still toss-ups, with polls showing see-sawing leads across-the-board.

An aura of impotence has consumed the government, as deep, across-the-board cuts everyone says they oppose set in.

Together, we passed the first across-the-board tax reduction for everyone since the Kennedy tax cuts.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to across-the-board, such as: sweeping, all, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, and blanket.

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