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English definition of “ceiling”

ceiling

noun [C usually singular] (LIMIT)    /ˈsiː.lɪŋ/
C2 an upper limit, usually relating to money: They have imposed/set a ceiling on pay rises. → See also glass ceilingMaximum and minimumRange and limits
(Definition of ceiling noun (LIMIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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