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 for across-the-board
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  across-the-board \across-the-board\ adj.
     1. broad in scope or content limited, exclusive
     Syn: all-embracing, all-inclusive, blanket(prenominal),
          broad, complete, global, panoptic, wide
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: broad in scope or content; "across-the-board pay
             increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket
             sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention
             with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet
             nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers" [syn:
             across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing,
             all-inclusive, blanket(a), broad, encompassing,
             extensive, panoptic, wide]

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