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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Fix firmly or securely; Occupy a trench or secured area; Impinge or infringe upon.

Usage examples (34)
  • Rights, including rights of wildlife, are entrenched in the constitution.
  • Verb (used with object) : safely entrenched behind undeniable facts
  • Verb (used without object) : to entrench on the domain or rights of another
  • The party wants to change the rules to "entrench" the seats, meaning 75 per cent of MPs would have to agree if they were to be abolished. for more
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