Adjective "Entrenched" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Entrenched


    Definition:

    1. to place in a position of strength; establish firmly or solidly: safely entrenched behind undeniable facts.

    2. to dig trenches for defensive purposes around (oneself, a military position, etc.). verb (used without object)

    3. to encroach; trespass; infringe (usually followed by on or upon): to entrench on the domain or rights of another.

    Origin:
    entrench

    Examples:

    "sides can be entrenched in positions."

    "prices can be entrenched in ranges."

    "troops can be entrenched in areas."

    "troops can be entrenched near borders."

    "systems can be entrenched in pledges."

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