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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 itself.Not able to be changedKeeping and staying the same
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