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pinches

noun , plural of pinch

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1 an instance of theft
  • the pinch of my favorite sweater really bugged me!
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2 the act of taking into one's control by authority of law
  • an innocent person caught up in a city-wide pinch of drug dealers
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3 a falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number
  • this labor pinch means that there'll be long lines at the checkouts
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