Boardroom vs Banquet - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between boardroom and banquet

is that boardroom is the room where a group of people (especially the board of a company or organization) conducts its meetings while banquet is a large celebratory meal; a feast.

As a verb banquet is

to participate in a banquet; to feast.

boardroom

English

Alternative forms

* board-room, board room

Noun

(en noun)
  • the room where a group of people (especially the board of a company or organization) conducts its meetings
  • * 1830 : Charles Babbage, Decline of Science in England
  • a President of the Royal Society, in the Board-room of the British Museum, is quite as likely as another person to sacrifice his public duty to the influence of power, or to private friendship.
  • (figuratively) corporations or corporate management considered as a section of society
  • Though the new law is popular among the general public, it is hated in the boardroom .

    banquet

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A large celebratory meal; a feast.
  • (archaic) A dessert; a course of sweetmeats.
  • * Massinger
  • We'll dine in the great room, but let the music / And banquet be prepared here.

    Verb

  • To participate in a banquet; to feast.
  • * Milton
  • Were it a draught for Juno when she banquets , I would not taste thy treasonous offer.
  • (obsolete) To have dessert after a feast.
  • * Cavendish
  • Where they did both sup and banquet .
  • To treat with a banquet or sumptuous entertainment of food; to feast.
  • * Coleridge
  • Just in time to banquet / The illustrious company assembled there.
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