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addaword.gifdefinition of brass ceiling

noun
an imaginary barrier which stops women from progressing in their careers within the military and law enforcement
The two-day event … brings together more than 30 women who have broken through the "brass ceiling" to gain a top-level job in the defence and security industries.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 08/02/2013 08:49:00
Definition of brass ceiling from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

infobesity

the condition of continually consuming large amounts of information, especially when this has a negative effect on a person's well-being and ability to concentrate

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