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English definition of “nick”

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