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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The reduction of expenditures in order to become financial stable; Entrenchment consisting of an additional interior fortification to prolong the defense.

Usage examples (38)
  • The union is protesting against what it calls the retrenchment of 30 teachers in the sprawling township.
  • Some retrenchment is suggested by Edward's household later sharing accommodation with Elizabeth and Mary.
  • The cuts may not be only a temporary downsizing, but rather a long-term retrenchment of the nation's second-largest transit system.
  • However, the alliance would necessitate the short-term retrenchment of some Airlink cabin staff and cut-backs in cockpit personnel. for more
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