Associations to the word «Niche»

Wiktionary

NICHE, noun. (architecture) A cavity, hollow, or recess, generally within the thickness of a wall, for a statue, bust, or other erect ornament. Hence, any similar position, literal or figurative.
NICHE, noun. (biology) A function within an ecological system to which an organism is especially suited.
NICHE, noun. (by extension) Any position of opportunity for which one is well-suited, such as a particular market in business.
NICHE, noun. An arrow woven into a Muslim prayer rug pointing in the direction of Mecca.
NICHE, verb. (transitive) (marketing) To specialize in a niche, or particular narrow section of the market.
NICHE MARKET, noun. A relatively small and specialist, yet profitable, market
NICHE MARKETING, noun. The finding and exploitation of niche markets
NICHE MARKETS, noun. Plural of niche market

Dictionary definition

NICHE, noun. A position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it; "he found his niche in the academic world".
NICHE, noun. A small concavity.
NICHE, noun. An enclosure that is set back or indented.
NICHE, noun. (ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species).

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