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notch

noun [C] uk   /nɒtʃ/ us    /nɑːtʃ/

notch noun [C] (CUT)

a V-shaped cut in a hard surface: The stick has two notches, one at each end.Cutting and stabbing

notch noun [C] (hole/mark)

specialized medical a hole or mark on the edge of a body part: a cardiac notch

notch noun [C] (POSITION)

an imaginary point or position in a system of comparing values, where a higher position is better and a lower position is worse: Among current players, she is rated a notch above (= is better than) the rest.Quality and standard

notch

verb [T] uk   /nɒtʃ/ us    /nɑːtʃ/
to cut a notch in somethingCutting and stabbing
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of notch from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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