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glass ceiling

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  • A glass ceiling is a political term used to describe "the unseen, yet unbreachable barrier that keeps minorities and women from rising to the upper rungs of the corporate ladder, regardless of their qualifications or achievements."
  • Initially, and sometimes still today, the metaphor was applied by feminists in reference to barriers in the careers of high achieving women.
glass ceiling
glass ceiling
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    1. en glass ceilings
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    Meaning of glass ceiling for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "glass ceiling" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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