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Definition of Niche


  1. 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 Quotations

Animals' taste systems are specialized for the niche they occupy in the environment. That includes us. As hunters and foragers of the dry savannah, our earliest forebears evolved a taste for important but scarce nutrients: salt and high-energy fats and sugars. That, in a nutshell, explains the widespread popularity of junk food.
Mary Roach

If everybody is doing it one way, there's a good chance you can find your niche by going exactly in the opposite direction.
Sam Walton

Social media is itself as temporary as any social gathering, nightclub or party. It's the people that matter, not the venue. So when the trend leaders of one social niche or another decide the place everyone is socializing has lost its luster or, more important, its exclusivity, they move on to the next one, taking their followers with them.
Douglas Rushkoff

Society is one vast conspiracy for carving one into the kind of statue likes, and then placing it in the most convenient niche it has.
Randolph Bourne

Rock music is niche.
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Niche Translations

niche in Dutch is nis
niche in French is niche
niche in German is Nische
niche in Latin is angulus
niche in Spanish is nicho
niche in Swedish is nisch
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