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English definition of “gotcha”

gotcha

exclamation    /ˈɡɑtʃ·ə/ not standard
( spelled the way it is often spoken ) got you: "Gotcha (= caught you), you little thief !" she cried , as I tried to snatch a cookie from the table . Gotcha also means I understand what you are trying to say: "So be sure you get here by three." "Gotcha."
(Definition of gotcha exclamation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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