Definition of Retrenchment in English :

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Retrenchment meaning in English

Meaning of Retrenchment in English

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Retrenchment pronunciation in English

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Retrenchment

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Noun

1. retrenchment

entrenchment consisting of an additional interior fortification to prolong the defense

2. curtailment, downsizing, retrenchment

the reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable

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Retrenchment

see synonyms of retrenchment
noun
1. 
the act of reducing expenditure in order to improve financial stability
2. 
an extra interior fortification to reinforce outer walls

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Retrenchment

see synonyms of retrenchment
noun
1. 
a retrenching; esp., a reduction of expenses
2. 
a rampart or breastwork within the main fortification

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Retrenchment

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n.
1. A cutting down or back; reduction.
2. A curtailment of expenses.
n.
The act of consolidating one's strength, as for further efforts.

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