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ceiling

Vox populi A maximum, upper limit. See Glass ceiling, Nondisclosure ceiling.
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He said: "Although there is no absolute ceiling on the amount that can be earned, the time allocated for jobs controls the payment that can be made.
These mechanisms are intended not to place an absolute ceiling on domestic credit growth but rather to encourage financial discipline and discourage inflation in the Franc Zone countries.
Next year, in a significant expansion of the Maximum Allowable Actual Charge (MAAC) concept, Medicare will phase in an absolute ceiling on the amount a nonparticipating physician can charge a Medicare beneficiary on an unassigned claim.