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glass ceiling

noun

: an unfair system or set of attitudes that prevents some people (such as women or people of a certain race) from getting the most powerful jobs

Full Definition of GLASS CEILING

:  an intangible barrier within a hierarchy that prevents women or minorities from obtaining upper-level positions

First Known Use of GLASS CEILING

1984

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