niche noun

ADJ. right, suitable | distinctive, particular, special | little He had found his own little niche in life. | market | ecological

VERB + NICHE have Each animal has its ecological niche. | find, identify, see, spot He saw a niche in the market and exploited it. | carve out, create, establish, secure She's carved out quite a niche for herself in fashion design. | fill, occupy | exploit

NICHE + NOUN market, marketing | product

PREP. in/into a/the ~ These animals are moving into the niche left vacant by the disappearance of the big predators. | ~ for There's a niche for a small stylish car. | ~ in women who dared question their niche in society

PHRASES a niche in the market