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plural of niche
as in alcoves
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 places
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 habitats
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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present tense third-person singular of niche

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“Niches.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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