Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun an entrenched fortification; a position protected by trenches.
  • noun the act or process of entrenching.

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  • noun The process of entrenching or something which entrenches
  • noun A fortification constructed of trenches

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an entrenched fortification; a position protected by trenches

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Sandy Levinson and I have argued that partisan entrenchment is the most important source of constitutional change outside of Article V.

    Balkinization

  • Partisan entrenchment is not an exceptional or deviant feature of presidential nominations, but rather a fairly standard practice.

    Balkinization

  • In fact, partisan entrenchment is neither a Democrat or a Republican invention.

    Balkinization

  • Sandy Levinson and I have argued that partisan entrenchment is the most important source of constitutional change outside of Article V.

    Balkinization

  • In fact, partisan entrenchment is neither a Democrat or a Republican invention.

    Balkinization

  • Partisan entrenchment is not an exceptional or deviant feature of presidential nominations, but rather a fairly standard practice.

    Balkinization

  • "The only solution to the long-term entrenchment of our unemployment crisis is bold structural reform of our labour and investment markets."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Mr. Trudeau has tried to create the impression that anyone opposed to entrenchment is opposed to the guarantee of fundamental and democratic rights.

    The Constitution—What Now?

  • But it would make sense under our theory of partisan entrenchment, which is agnostic on the question of whether these changes are legitimate.

    Balkinization

  • When the fighting at the entrenchment was at its height, Pullo cried: Why hesitate, Vorenus?

    Pullo and Vorenus

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