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entrenchedadjective

 us   /ɪnˈtrentʃt/ esp. disapproving
establishedfirmly so that it cannot be ​changed: An entrenched ​bureaucracystalled Gorbachev’s ​efforts to ​modernize Soviet ​society.
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entrenchedadjective

uk   us   /ɪnˈtrentʃt/ mainly disapproving
Entrenched ​ideas are so ​fixed or have ​existed for so ​long that they cannot be ​changed: It's very ​difficult to ​changeattitudes that have ​become so deeply entrenched over the ​years. The ​organization was often ​criticized for being too entrenched initsviews.
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