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1(in sports) a card, sheet, or book in which scores are entered.
- ‘He then concludes Chapter 2 with an excellent discussion about digital and analog chess clocks, scorebooks, scoresheets, and other equipment.’
- ‘Each pair has a number to identify them, and this must also be entered on the scoresheet, to show whose result it is.’
- ‘But they forget that it's not the balls faced that go into the scorebooks.’
- ‘But knowing what I've signed up for, I've left my scorebook in New York City this time.’
- ‘They're the ones who bring their own scorebooks to Olympic Stadium, keeping a game-by-game account of what is likely to be the Expos' final season in Montreal.’
- ‘An overall score was derived by adding scores in key targets and the balanced scorecard.’
- ‘The Semi-Official Euchre Tournament Page has seating arrangements and scorecards for Euchre tournaments for various numbers of players.’
- ‘Note that this doubling only affects the final scores on the scoresheet; the bids and game values are unaffected.’
- ‘I just had a fascination for cricket, the history of cricket, probably picked up from listening to Test broadcasts and a fascination to find out more about these names in scoresheets, to find out something about the people behind the names.’
- ‘I went through the gym doors and found myself standing in a large gym with the red scorebook in one hand and my lucky neon pink pencil in the other, just looking around.’
- ‘The scorebook still has plenty of room for new games, so I dragged it back to New York City.’
- ‘They're putting your lists and notes and scoresheets into the bags.’
- ‘To save time, pre-print the scoresheets with the players' names and numbers listed.’
- ‘The balanced scorecard is one common approach, which covers financial strength, customer satisfaction, business processes, innovation and learning.’
- ‘After arriving at the golf course, and entering the clubhouse, they picked up a scorecard for each of them.’
- ‘So I packed my suitcase, tossed in my scorebook, and headed for Japan.’
- ‘Included with the disc is an illustrated book that serves as a scorecard of the story's major characters and events.’
- ‘Let's hope it's one of those plastic-coated, wipe-clean scoresheets.’
- ‘The school was one of four to win a set of equipment, including bats, pads, gloves, balls and stumps as well as a scorebook, rule book and kit bag.’
- ‘At that point, I dropped my scorebook and threw my hands in the air in disgust.’
- 1.1(in business) a statistical record used to measure achievement or progress toward a particular goal.‘he's also insisting that all employees get regular scorecards on productivity and profitability measures’
- ‘In today's hypercompetitive environment, where success often is measured by the scorecard of growth, the temptation to fib is intense.’
- ‘They feel uncomfortable with some of the more subjective data on a scorecard.’
- ‘I also put a scorecard in place so that we could understand how we were doing on our dual goals of profitability and integrity to the law and clients.’
- ‘He adds that the scorecard, which was launched in the first quarter of last year, has ushered in a major cultural change in the HR department.’
- ‘So check out our career opportunities and learn more about our unique environment where a winning culture and diversity are a key part of our balanced scorecard.’
- ‘Second, they translated their strategy into a balanced scorecard.’
- ‘Top management guides its business largely by its financial scorecards, namely its P&L statement and its balance sheet.’
- ‘Saachi & Saachi introduced the scorecard to try to create better segmentation in the way their branch offices were approaching the market.’
- ‘They introduced the scorecard, I believe, in 1997.’
- ‘The development goals had a 'mixed scorecard'.’
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