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English definition of “ensconced”

ensconced

adjective [after verb]     /ɪnˈskɒnst/ US  /-ˈskɑːnst/ literary
positioned safely or comfortably somewhere : The prime minister is now firmly ensconced in Downing Street with a large majority .Closing and blocking
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