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entrenched

adjective     /ɪnˈtrentʃt/ mainly disapproving
Entrenched ideas are so fixed or have existed for so long that they cannot be changed: It's very difficult to change attitudes that have become so deeply entrenched over the years. The organization was often criticized for being too entrenched in its views.Not able to be changedKeeping and staying the same
(Definition of entrenched adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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