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Pronunciation of Boards: Learn how to pronounce Boards in English correctly

Learn how to say Boards correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word board:

noun
1a long, thin, flat piece of wood or other hard material, used for floors or other building purposes:
loose boards creaked as I walked on them
[mass noun]:
sections of board
(the boards) informal the stage of a theatre:
he will be on the boards at Stratford tonight
(the board) Australian/NZ the part of the floor of a shearing shed where the shearers work.
[ late 19th century: originally boards running alongside the pens]
2a thin, flat piece of wood or other stiff material used for various purposes, in particular:
a vertical surface on which to write or pin notices:
teachers talk and write on the board
a horizontal surface on which to cut things, play games, or perform other activities:
Pete set the pieces out on the board
a flat insulating sheet used as a mounting for an electronic circuit:
a graphics board
the piece of equipment on which a person stands in surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, and certain other sports:
you kick-turn with both feet on the board
(boards) pieces of thick stiff card used for book covers.
(boards) the structure, typically of wood surmounted with panels of glass, surrounding an ice-hockey rink.
(boards) Basketballinformal term for backboard.
3 [treated as singular or plural] a group of people constituted as the decision-making body of an organization:
he sits on the board of directors
[as modifier]:
a board meeting
4 [mass noun] the provision of regular meals when one stays somewhere, in return for payment or services:
board and lodging
[count noun] archaic a table set for a meal:
he looked at the banquet which was spread upon his board
5 Sailing a distance covered by a vessel in a single tack:
we were tacking up to the anchor, shortening cable at each board
verb
1 [with object] get on or into (a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle):
we boarded the plane for Oslo
[no object]:
they would not be able to board without a ticket
(be boarding) (of an aircraft) be ready for passengers to get on:
Flight 172 to Istanbul is now boarding
2 [no object] live and receive regular meals in a house in return for payment or services:
the cousins boarded for a while with Ruby
(of a pupil) live in school during term time:
parents had to cope with their child boarding at a special school
[with object] provide (a person or animal) with regular meals and somewhere to live in return for payment:
dogs may have to be boarded at kennels
3 [with object] (board something up/over) cover or seal a window or building with pieces of wood:
the shop was still boarded up
4 [no object] ride on a snowboard:
when we’re not boarding, we’re skiing