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Chinese wallnoun [C]

uk   us   (also firewall)
FINANCE a set of ​actions that a ​business, especially a ​financialinstitution, ​takes in ​order to prevent ​information that one ​department has from ​reaching another ​department that might ​illegally get an ​advantage from it: With Chinese walls, ​corporateadvisers are ​keptseparate from ​traders so ​pricesensitiveinformation is ​keptsecret.
(Definition of Chinese wall from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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