Definition of 'clinch'
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Companies clinch more deals if they ditch video calls to see clients in person. The Sun (2016)After 17 months of negotiations they now hope to clinch a deal by the end of the year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That deal could be clinched by as soon as next spring. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We needed that point to clinch fourth. The Sun (2008)She switches back to stripes and is taken to clinch the forecast spot. The Sun (2010)And what did we learn that looked capable of clinching an argument? Times, Sunday Times (2014)The goal spurred us to go on to clinch a fine victory. The Sun (2011)But which dwelling will clinch top spot? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Can they clinch victory while playing well? The Sun (2015)In the meantime his players have to learn how to clinch three points and not settle for one. Times, Sunday Times (2010)England have already clinched the series with two wins, a tie and a washout. The Sun (2011)Had he clinched two fewer votes, it would have gone to a second ballot. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The Cherries clinched promotion with a club record eighth successive league win. The Sun (2013)Yet he dug deep and won five sets on the spin to clinch one of the most amazing games seen on an oche. The Sun (2012)He tried and failed to clinch a peace deal in the dying days of his Administration. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Australia are now favourites to clinch the series 2-1 and it is hard to argue with that. The Sun (2013)But this is hardly a clinching argument, either. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Being best gives you an advantage, but not a clinching one. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Jets can now clinch a play-off spot by winning their last two games. The Sun (2008)England must fancy their chances of clinching the series as India are ravaged by injury and lousy form. The Sun (2011)SPURS can clinch fourth place with victory here. The Sun (2010)The Chilean has been under pressure after a disappointing season but five straight wins has seen his team clinch second place. The Sun (2015)There is one clinching argument. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But the Londoners are confident an improved offer of about 15m will clinch a deal. The Sun (2008)A quick exit should see the red box runner slip the field around the first two bends to clinch her ninth win from 32 races. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'clinch'
British English: clinch VERB
If you clinch something you are trying to achieve, you succeed in obtaining it.
Her second-place finish in the final race was enough to clinch the overall victory.
Definition of clinch from the Collins English Dictionary
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