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- n. The process of entrenching or something which entrenches
- n. A fortification constructed of trenches
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an entrenched fortification; a position protected by trenches.
- n. the act or process of entrenching.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an entrenched fortification; a position protected by trenches
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Sandy Levinson and I have argued that partisan entrenchment is the most important source of constitutional change outside of Article V.
In fact, partisan entrenchment is neither a Democrat or a Republican invention.
Partisan entrenchment is not an exceptional or deviant feature of presidential nominations, but rather a fairly standard practice.
"The only solution to the long-term entrenchment of our unemployment crisis is bold structural reform of our labour and investment markets."
Mr. Trudeau has tried to create the impression that anyone opposed to entrenchment is opposed to the guarantee of fundamental and democratic rights.
But it would make sense under our theory of partisan entrenchment, which is agnostic on the question of whether these changes are legitimate.
When the fighting at the entrenchment was at its height, Pullo cried: Why hesitate, Vorenus?
The theory is rather complicated, but put in its simplest terms, partisan entrenchment occurs when relatively ideologically coherent political parties stock the federal courts with their ideological allies.
However this kind of entrenchment is nothing new for hardliners adrift from the inner circles of power.
In fact, there is a solid argument to be made that macroevolution occurs in response to microevolutionary movement (in essence, that enough evolutionary "entrenchment" creates the evolutionary "moment" if you will).