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ceiling

noun uk   us   /ˈsiː.lɪŋ/

ceiling noun (TOP OF A ROOM)

A2 [C] the inside surface of a room that you can see when you look above you
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ceiling noun (LIMIT)

C2 [C usually singular] an upper limit, usually relating to money: They have imposed/set a ceiling on pay rises.
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Translations of “ceiling”
in Arabic سَقْف…
in Korean 천정…
in Malaysian siling…
in French plafond…
in Turkish tavan, tavan fiyat…
in Italian soffitto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天花板, 天花板,頂棚…
in Russian потолок, предел…
in Polish sufit, pułap…
in Vietnamese trần nhà…
in Spanish techo…
in Portuguese teto, forro…
in Thai เพดาน…
in German die Decke…
in Catalan sostre…
in Japanese 天井…
in Indonesian langit-langit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天花板, 天花板,顶棚…
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