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niche

noun [C] uk   /niːʃ/ us    /nɪtʃ/

niche noun [C] (POSITION)

a job or position that is very suitable for someone, especially one that they like: Lloyd has carved/made a niche for himself as a professional tennis player.Jobs, careers and professionsWorking an area or position that is exactly suitable for a small group of the same type: an ecological niche.Animal dwellings - naturalAnimal Dwellings - man-made

niche noun [C] (HOLLOW)

a hollow in a wall, especially one made to put a statue (= artistic object) in so that it can be seenWalls and parts of walls
(Definition of niche from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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