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clinchverb [T]

us   /klɪntʃ/
to succeed in making an agreement certain, esp. after a long period of discussion: The deal was clinched when they agreed to share the shipping costs.
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clinchverb

uk   /klɪntʃ/ us   /klɪntʃ/ informal

clinchnoun [C]

uk   /klɪntʃ/ us   /klɪntʃ/
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clinchverb [T]

uk   /klɪnʃ/ us  
to get or win something at the end of a long process: After days of negotiation he finally clinched the deal to buy the company.
(Definition of clinch from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clinch”
in Spanish cerrar…
in Vietnamese ký kết…
in Malaysian mencapai penyelesaian…
in Thai เห็นพ้อง…
in French conclure…
in German zum Abschluß bringen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 赢得, 获得, 最终赢得…
in Turkish nihayet halletmek, çözümlemek, almak…
in Russian заключать (сделку)…
in Indonesian menyelesaikan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 贏得, 獲得, 最終贏得…
in Polish sfinalizować…
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