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A barrier to communication, understanding, or action: "still believe a Chinese wall can exist between public and private selves" (Gail Sheehy).
[After the Great Wall of China.]
1. (Stock Exchange) a notional barrier between the parts of a business, esp between the market makers and brokers of a stock-exchange business, across which no information should pass to the detriment of clients
2. an insurmountable obstacle
2. an insuperable barrier or obstacle, as to understanding.
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|Noun||1.||Chinese Wall - a fortification 1,500 miles long built across northern China in the 3rd century BC; it averages 6 meters in width|