Verb(1) fix firmly or securely(2) impinge or infringe upon(3) occupy a trench or secured area
(1) Another test might be the serious pursuit of a Civil Service Act to entrench basic safeguards.(2) Is it not possible somehow to entrench the Bill, so that later legislation will not have this effect?(3) There was no necessity to entrench them into legislation.(4) A large majority could entrench him in his redistributive dugout, relentlessly harassing business and taxpayers.(5) Under the ACT Self Government Act, there is a possibility to entrench some laws, but the government here has decided not to take that route.(6) The machine gun crew can entrench itself to lay down a massive wall of fire.(7) He said legislation will entrench the increased size of the protected areas.(8) Clausewitz observed that ├ö├ç├┐if you entrench yourself behind strong fortifications, you compel the enemy to seek a solution elsewhere├ö├ç├û.(9) To consolidate her dominion, it was natural for such women to turn to more violent methods to entrench their rule.(10) After some initial skirmishes, the company managed to entrench its rule, often through the authority of amenable local rulers.(11) We look forward to amendments further down the track to expand and entrench this legislation.(12) The affair quickly escalated and colonial militia began to entrench themselves enthusiastically around Boston Harbour, overlooking the British garrison.(13) The Constitution provides only a single method - the constitutional amendment process - to entrench a rule against repeal by a majority.(14) Such a weight of tradition and entrenchment in the country's constitutional life should not be ditched lightly, say opponents of the reforms.(15) There are no common law rights entrenched here.(16) ├ö├ç├┐To attempt to fight the enemy slowly back to his intrenchments in Richmond├ö├ç┬¬ is an idea I have been trying to repudiate for quite a year,├ö├ç├û wrote Lincoln in September 1863.
(1) entrench :: verskans
1. establish ::
2. trench ::
3. intrench ::
4. dig in ::
1. dislodge ::
2. uproot ::
Different Formsentrench, entrenched, entrenches, entrenching, entrenchment, entrenchments
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