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"niche" in British English

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nichenoun [C]

uk   /niːʃ/  us   /nɪtʃ/
  • niche noun [C] (HOLLOW)

a hollow in a wall, especially one made to put a statue (= artistic object) in so that it can be seen
(Definition of niche from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"niche" in American English

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nichenoun [C]

 us   /nɪtʃ/
  • niche noun [C] (POSITION)

a job, position, or place that is very suitable for someone: She’s never quite found her niche on television.
biology A niche is also an organism's specific position or purpose within the group of organisms with which it lives
  • niche noun [C] (HOLLOW)

a hollow made in a wall, esp. one designed to put a statue in so that it can be seen
(Definition of niche from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"niche" in Business English

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nichenoun [C]

uk   /niːʃ/  us   /nɪtʃ/
MARKETING, COMMERCE an opportunity for a business to offer a product or service that is not offered by other businesses: a niche in sth There is a niche in the market for this kind of product.create/carve a niche The company has carved a niche for itself in the watch-making business.look for/find a niche They found a niche by selling their line of leather goods through small boutiques that could offer personalized service. exploit/expand a niche
HR a job or position that is suitable for a particular type of person: High-quality web development has generated lots of new niche roles in organizations. a niche job/position
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(Definition of niche from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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