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Meaning of “nick” - Learner’s Dictionary

nick

verb [T]     /nɪk/
STEAL UK informal to steal something: She got caught nicking CDs from HMV.Stealing
CATCH UK informal If the police nick someone, they catch that person because they have committed a crime: [often passive] He got nicked for handling stolen goods.Arresting and charging
CUT to make a small cut in something without intending to: He nicked himself shaving.Cutting and stabbing
Translations of “nick”
in Korean 훔치다…
in Arabic يَسرِق…
in Portuguese roubar…
in Catalan pispar…
in Japanese ~を盗む…
in Italian fregare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偷竊, 偷…
in Russian стащить, украсть, поймать…
in Turkish çalmak, aşırmak, yürütmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 偷窃, 偷…
in Polish zwędzić, kraść, przymknąć…
(Definition of nick verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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