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perchverb [I/T]

 us   /pɜrtʃ/
(of a bird) to rest on a branch or other object, or of a person or thing to sit or be on the edge or top of something: [T] A baseball cap, turned backwards, was perched on his head.
perch
noun [C]  us   /pɜrtʃ/
From their perches in the towers, the prison guards could see the entire prison yard.
(Definition of perch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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perchverb

uk   /pɜːtʃ/  us   /pɝːtʃ/
perch in, on, etc. sth
to sit on or near the edge of something: We perched on bar stools and had a beer. A blackbird was perching on the gate.
[I or T] to be in a high position or in a position near the edge of something, or to put something in this position: The village is perched on top of a high hill.

perchnoun

uk   /pɜːtʃ/  us   /pɝːtʃ/
(Definition of perch from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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