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English definition of “perch”

perch

verb     /pɜːtʃ/ US  /pɝːtʃ/
perch in, on, etc. sth to sit on or near the edge of something: We perched on bar stools and had a beer. A blackbird was perching on the gate.Animal (non-human) behaviourSitting and standing [I or T] to be in a high position or in a position near the edge of something, or to put something in this position: The village is perched on top of a high hill.Animal (non-human) behaviourPlacing and positioning an objectSitting and standing
(Definition of perch verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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