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GLASS CEILING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does glass ceiling mean? 

GLASS CEILING (noun)
  The noun GLASS CEILING has 1 sense:

1. a ceiling based on attitudinal or organizational bias in the work force that prevents minorities and women from advancing to leadership positions

  Familiarity information: GLASS CEILING used as a noun is very rare.


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GLASS CEILING (noun)


Sense 1glass ceiling [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A ceiling based on attitudinal or organizational bias in the work force that prevents minorities and women from advancing to leadership positions

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("glass ceiling" is a kind of...):

cap; ceiling (an upper limit on what is allowed)


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