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English definition of “nick”

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
(Definition of nick verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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