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nick

noun
 
 
/nɪk/
PRISON [C] mainly UK informal a prison or police station: They spent the night in the nick.Prisons and parts of prisons
CUT [C] a small cut: He has a little nick on his cheek.Cutting and stabbing
in bad/good nick UK informal in bad/good conditionConditions and characteristics
Translations of “nick”
in Spanish muesca, hendedura…
in French entaille…
in German die Kerbe…
in Chinese (Traditional) 切割, 刻痕, 缺口…
in Russian тюрьма, полицейский участок, порез…
in Turkish hapishane, mahpus, karakol…
in Chinese (Simplified) 切割, 刻痕, 缺口…
in Polish pudło, paka, zadraśnięcie…
(Definition of nick noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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