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Meaning of ENTRENCH

Pronunciation:  en'trench

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  fix firmly or securely
  2. [v]  occupy a trench or secured area; "The troops dug in for the night"
  3. [v]  impinge or infringe upon; "This impinges on my rights as an individual"; "This matter entrenches on other domains"

ENTRENCH is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: dig in, encroach, impinge, intrench, trench
 See Also: fasten, fix, secure, take advantage, trespass



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\En*trench"\, v. t.
See {Intrench}.

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