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English definition of “entrench”

entrench

verb [T]     /ɪnˈtrentʃ/ mainly disapproving
to firmly establish something, especially an idea or a problem , so that it cannot be changed : The government's main task was to prevent inflation from entrenching it self .Not able to be changedKeeping and staying the same
(Definition of entrench verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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