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as in alcove
a hollowed-out space in a wall statues of various saints occupy the niches lining the abbey's many corridors

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as in place
a situation or activity for which a person or thing is best suited after several false starts, she finally found her niche in the restaurant business

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as in habitat
the place where a plant or animal is usually or naturally found the platypus's niche is the waters of eastern Australia and Tasmania

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“Niche.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/niche. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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