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  • verb Present participle of entrench.


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  • This is because it goes beyond many others in entrenching the right to the minimum necessities of life - including clean water, good health care and housing.

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  • The Benefactor Explanation: Matt Stoller says the right is more interested in entrenching inequality than worrying about the economy.

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  • However we are dismayed that the Committee appears to have failed to pay proper attention to other important principles contained in the idea of entrenching an accountable efficient and responsive culture in our public servants, and elected representatives.

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  • It rejects the idea of entrenching a Bill of Rights against subsequent amendment or repeal and argues against any system of judicial review which would confer on the courts the power to strike down legislation.

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  • They make no mention of any global geopolitical goals, such as entrenching U.S. (transnational corporate) domination through the Middle East and Central Asia to the borders of Russia and China and to the Pacific.

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  • However, there was general agreement on the Constitution's founding principles, such as entrenching democracy, Meyer said.

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  • ACTA has many bad parts, such as entrenching DRM and the deadly effects of pharmaceutical patents, but it also has terrible effects for software patents:


  • Former CEO files court application after accusing board of 'entrenching' itself

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  • There will be enormous pressure on him to stick with his past record, go along with the congressional Democrats and reward his party's allies with policies such as entrenching racial preferences and favouring union recruitment.

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  • Ajai Sahni, who heads the Institute of Conflict Management in New Delhi, said the Maoists appear to be entrenching themselves in areas where their influence runs deep.

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