Definition of Entrenchment in English :

Define Entrenchment in English

Entrenchment meaning in English

Meaning of Entrenchment in English

Pronunciation of Entrenchment in English

Entrenchment pronunciation in English

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1. entrenchment, intrenchment

an entrenched fortification; a position protected by trenches

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the act of entrenching or state of being entrenched
a position protected by trenches
one of a series of deep trenches constructed as a shelter from gunfire

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v. en·trenched, en·trench·ing, en·trench·es also in·trenched or in·trench·ing or in·trench·es
1. To provide with a trench, especially for the purpose of fortifying or defending.
2. To fix firmly or securely: "Today managed care plans are entrenched in the economy, enrolling 61 percent of the population" (Peter T. Kilborn).
1. To dig or occupy a trench.
2. To encroach, infringe, or trespass.

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