Definition of 'notch'
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His rehabilitation has advanced another notch. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have notched two assists and two goals, compared with none for their predecessors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now, the anticipation cranked up another notch. The Sun (2016)Last season they notched another Haydock win on his ideal heavy ground. The Sun (2017)The quality of main news reporting moved up a notch. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But it is a notch above average all the same. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He is certain he can notch a similar tally next time around. The Sun (2006)He has a fine record fresh and notched three course victories. The Sun (2014)The pressure on him was ratcheted up another notch. Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006) Man has notched up three quarters of sales growth so is not simply buying in assets. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Now they have moved up a notch. The Sun (2007)His actions ratcheted the thing up another notch again. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It has certainly notched up successes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Italy and Spain had their ratings cut by two notches. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So City notch up their third successive scoring draw. The Sun (2009)The forward had not scored this season, but notched two in each half. The Sun (2012)The downgrade is two notches above junk status, which keeps it in the investment grade. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But the Gunners did notch up their third clean sheet on the bounce. The Sun (2016)For a full decade, it notched up record results year after year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was a move which is already paying dividends as they notched up a fourth victory in a row and their fifth without defeat. The Sun (2014)The Whites had to come from two goals down to notch their fifth away league win of the season. The Sun (2010)Today official figures are likely to show that Britain has now notched up two years of continuous economic growth. Times, Sunday Times (2015)All her wins have come at this track and she was unlucky not to notch a fourth course success in January. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'notch'
British English: notch NOUN
You can refer to a level on a scale of measurement or achievement as a notch.
Average earnings in the economy moved up another notch in August.
British English: notch VERB
If you notch a success, especially in a sporting contest, you achieve it.
He notched his 200th goal for the team as they beat the competition 3-0.
Definition of notch from the Collins English Dictionary
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