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Definition of the verb entrench
What does entrench mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: entrenched | entrenching | entrenches
- fix firmly or securely
- impinge or infringe upon
- occupy a trench or secured area
Alternative definition of the verb entrench
- [construction, archeology] To dig or excavate a trench; to trench.
- synonym: trench
- [military] To surround or provide with a trench, especially for defense; to dig in.
- synonym: dig in
- [figuratively] To establish a substantial position in business, politics, etc.
- synonym: consolidate
Entrench is a musical group.
- album: "Inevitable Decay"
"Entrench" is the fifth studio album by the Canadian rock band KEN mode. The album was released on March 19, 2013 through Season of Mist. Producer of this album is Matt Bayles.
- genres: Noise rock, Sludge metal, Hardcore punk
- released on
- award: - Juno Award for Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year nomination for KEN mode
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Entrench
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Overruling Democracy (2004)
The Supreme Court Versus The American People by Jamin B. Raskin
But the two-party system Minnesota aimed to entrench is a fortified political establishment built on the violation of other citizens' political rights. This self- entrenching two-party system our progressively democratic Constitution should not ...
Encyclopedia of Governance (2007)
by Mark Bevir
Constitutionalization is seeking to entrench an institution, a law, or a process in a document that has democratic legitimacy. Entrench means making it difficult to alter the document, Constitutionalization—— —143.
Protecting Human Rights (2003)
Instruments and Institutions by Tom Campbell, Jeffrey Denys Goldsworthy, Adrienne Sarah Ackary Stone
But concomitant with the decision to entrench is a decision to ...
by Robert Heinl, Jr.
Jomini: Précisde l'Art dela Guerre,1838 Entrench, entrench, entrench...
by Jeremy Butterfield
entrench,. meaning 'to establish firmly', is spelt en, not in.envelop, envelope. Envelop (with stress on the second syllable) is the form for the verb, meaning 'to wrap up, surround, etc.', and it inflects envelops, enveloped, enveloping. Envelope ...
by Elizabeth Jewell
en*trench /entrench, in-/ v. 1 tr. establish firmly (in a position, office, etc.). 2 imr. [ foil. by upon] encroach; trespass. 00 en-trench' ment n. m 1 fix, root, embed, plant, set. 2 intrude, make inroads; (entrench upon) invade, infringe. en-tre-pre-neur ...
by David Crystal
intreats*/ intreating' /entreated", intreated" rh fretS \/Д 73 entreatment / ~s n entretmonts, -retsp entreatments entreaty l -ies n entreto, -ret-/ -z spentreatie", entreaty", intreatie", intreaty“ /entreaties", intreaties" entrench / ~ed y = sp entrench'd', ...
(NB: to dig a foxhole or "entrench" is “trang'say ”, derived from the French word for "entrench"); burough for an animal ~ pra'hou' ng; roong fourth adj. ti buon France n. sruk Ba'raang free adj. not occupied, not ...
by Elizabeth Jewell
intrude, make inroads; (entrench upon) invade, infringe. en'tre'pre'neur ...
by Nigel Ashford, Stephen Davies
first for its collectivist emphasis, second for assuming a false harmony of interests between the members of various groups, but mainly because a corporatist system will entrench established interests, so inhibiting change and development, ...
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With this realization, came a growing need for men and women willing to take up arms in an effort to protect our American way of life and the freedoms so many of our ancestors died to entrench. (Jim Walsh)
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Scrabble value of E1N1T1R1E1N1C3H4
The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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