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An unwritten, uncodified barrier to further promotion or progression for a member of a specific demographic group.
glass, indicating transparency to allude to the unofficial nature of the limitation, and ceiling, suggesting a barrier to upward advancement.
Rather than demolish two elm trees in the park a giant domed glass ceiling was built around them.
It is housed in an attractive modern building well lit due to it's stained glass ceiling.
Not everyone can make a name in the picture-taking business, but when someone breaks through the glass ceiling others take notice very quickly.
This vessel is considered a marvel of modern cruise engineering and is highlighted by an 11-story Metropolis atrium with a ruby-red glass ceiling.
Many women need to learn several skills if we are to shatter the glass ceiling.
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