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English definition of “clinch”

clinch

verb [T]
 
 
/klɪntʃ/ informal
to finally get or win something: to clinch a deal Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of thingsSucceeding, achieving and fulfilling
clinch it informal to make someone finally decide what to do: When he said the job was in Paris, that clinched it for me.Decisions and deciding
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