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entrenchverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈtrentʃ/ mainly disapproving
to ​firmlyestablish something, ​especially an ​idea or a ​problem, so that it cannot be ​changed: The government's ​maintask was to ​preventinflation from entrenching itself.
(Definition of entrench from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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entrenchverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈtrentʃ/
to ​establish something firmly so that it cannot be ​changed: This bold and comprehensive ​programmeaims to ​restoregrowth, entrench ​lowinflation, and ​reduce the ​publicdebt.
entrench yourself to ​establish yourself firmly in a ​position, ​job, etc. so that it is difficult to ​remove you: The company's ​management and ​directors have entrenched themselves by ​changing the ​votingrequirements for ​expansion of the ​board.
(Definition of entrench from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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