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ceiling

noun uk   /ˈsiː.lɪŋ/ us  

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 Korean 천정…
in Arabic سَقْف…
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 Spanish techo…
in Portuguese teto, forro…
in German die Decke…
in Catalan sostre…
in Japanese 天井…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天花板, 天花板,顶棚…
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