clinch Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “clinch” in the English Dictionary

"clinch" in British English

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uk   us   /klɪntʃ/ informal

clinch verb (WIN)

[T] to ​finally get or ​win something: I ​hear he ​finally clinched the deal to ​buy the ​land he ​wanted.

clinch verb (DECIDE)

clinch it to make someone ​decide what to do after a lot of ​thought or ​discussion: When they said the ​job would ​involvetravelling to Paris, that clinched it (for her) (= that made her ​certain that she ​wanted the ​job).

clinchnoun [C]

uk   us   /klɪntʃ/
the ​position two ​people are in when they are ​holding each other ​tightly in ​theirarms, when ​fighting or ​showinglove
(Definition of clinch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clinch" in American English

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clinchverb [T]

 us   /klɪntʃ/
to ​succeed in making an ​agreementcertain, esp. after a ​longperiod of ​discussion: The ​deal was clinched when they ​agreed to ​share the ​shippingcosts.
(Definition of clinch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"clinch" in Business English

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clinchverb [T]

uk   us   /klɪnʃ/
to get or ​win something at the end of a ​longprocess: After days of ​negotiation he ​finally clinched the ​deal to ​buy the ​company.
(Definition of clinch from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clinch”
in Spanish cerrar…
in Vietnamese ký kết…
in Malaysian mencapai penyelesaian…
in Thai เห็นพ้อง…
in French conclure…
in German zum Abschluß bringen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 赢得, 获得, 最终赢得…
in Turkish nihayet halletmek, çözümlemek, almak…
in Russian заключать (сделку)…
in Indonesian menyelesaikan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 贏得, 獲得, 最終贏得…
in Polish sfinalizować…
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