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Noun: niche  nich [N. Amer], neesh [Brit]
  1. A position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it
    "he found his niche in the academic world"
     
  2. A small concavity
    - recess, recession, corner
     
  3. An enclosure that is set back or indented
    - recess
     
  4. (ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species)
    - ecological niche

Derived forms: niches

Type of: concave shape, concavity, condition, enclosure, incurvation, incurvature, place, station, status

Encyclopedia: Niche