Meaning of “Chinese wall” in the English Dictionary

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"Chinese wall" in Business English

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Chinese wallnoun [ C ]

uk us also firewall

FINANCE a set of actions that a business, especially a financial institution, takes in order to prevent information that one department has from reaching another department that might illegally get an advantage from it:

(Definition of “Chinese wall” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)