Niche - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |niːʃ|  American pronunciation of the word niche
Brit.  |niːʃ|  British pronunciation of the word niche

noun

- a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it

he found his niche in the academic world

- a small concavity (syn: corner, recess, recession)
- an enclosure that is set back or indented (syn: recess)
- (ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species)

Examples

I found a niche for myself after high school.

She finally found her niche as a teacher.

the species that fill an environmental niche

The little solitary convent is niched into a low, damp-looking meadows.

Amanda soon found her niche at the club.

He's managed to create a niche for himself in local politics.

He spotted a niche in the market.

She carved out her own niche in the industry.

he found his niche in the academic world

...the static installation of the statue in that niche means that no one will ever see its back, which is also of interest...

No, a safe and humble backbencher's niche in the Senate was the inheritance of a Julius these days.

A niche with a good screw to it.

He carved a niche for himself as a writer.

The company has moved quickly to fill the niche in the overnight travel market.

Word forms

noun
singular: niche
plural: niches
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