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"notch" in American English

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notchnoun [C]

us   /nɑtʃ/
  • notch noun [C] (CUT)

a cut in a hard surface: The rope had jammed in a V-shaped notch.
  • notch noun [C] (POSITION)

an imaginary point or position in a comparison of amounts or values; degree: Suddenly he raised his voice a notch.

notchverb [T]

us   /nɑtʃ/
  • notch verb [T] (RECORD)

to achieve or keep a record of something: Her band notched another Grammy Award last night.
  • notch verb [T] (CUT)

to cut a notch in a hard surface: He notched the end of the beam.
(Definition of notch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"notch" in Business English

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notchnoun [C]

uk   /nɒtʃ/ us  
a point or position in a system that is used to compare values: The unemployment rate crept up another notch in September.
(Definition of notch from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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