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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of entrench.
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- adj. dug in
- adj. established firmly and securely
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Kenneth N. Luongo, president of the Partnership for Global Security, worried that the conference - the first of its kind - might prove to be long on hype and short on action, given what he called entrenched bureaucratic and technocratic interests and differing views on the urgency of the threat of nuclear terrorism.
One side — composed primarily of those who have learned that flattering the wealthy and entrenched is a good-paying gig — rarely acknowledges the SEC possesses a mission.
The last few spots of the loop where I'm entrenched is not ideal.
The commission's first three-year review, How Fair is Britain, shows that while some inequalities remain entrenched, new challenges are emerging as the country's population becomes older and more ethnically and religiously diverse.
Speed Racer, The Fountain, and The Black Dahlia are all films that piqued my interest when I first heard of them, but now remain entrenched at the bottom of my Netflix queue ever since they critically bombed at the B.O. But your list gives me hope, maybe these films will live up to my initial expectations.
The law-and-order society does form pressures that produce certain entrenched attitudes.
The question then is whether the date will be enough to satisfy the protesters who remain entrenched in their fortified encampment, despite mounting refuse and the start of monsoon rains.
How entrenched is the New York Times in the left-right paradigm if Sarah Wheaton is calling libertarians “right-leaning” and Glen Greenwald a “liberal”?
Is there any civilized global society that wants to approve his plan to remain entrenched in foreign lands for 100 years?
To many, the differences appear insurmountable because of what is often described as the entrenched tribal culture prevalent in rural areas.
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