box score

box score
noun Etymology: from its arrangement in a newspaper box Date: 1913 a printed score of a game (as baseball) giving the names and positions of the players and a record of the play arranged in tabular form; broadly total count ; summary

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  • top-box score — A high score in a scale used in marketing research to estimate purchase intentions. When companies are assessing the intention of potential customers to buy a product or service, they often use a 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , or 7 point scale representing very …   Big dictionary of business and management

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