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en trencht

  • v  fix firmly or securely
  • v  impinge or infringe upon
  • v  occupy a trench or secured area
  • s  dug in
  • s  established firmly and securely
    the entrenched power of the nobility

  • Often, the source of their peril lies in the countryside, in the rising conflict between dispossessed social groups and the well-entrenched elite.
  • The conflict in Iraq only got bloodier and more entrenched.
  • There are righteous battles to fight, and with Macs and iTunes and iPhones, Jobs fights them, taking on the entrenched megaliths that try to dictate our tastes in computers and .
News & Articles

  • Battle over Medicaid clouds future of N.H. budget
    CONCORD — New Hampshire's Senate voted Wednesday to try to negotiate compromises with the House as deadlines for a budget loom, but disagreement over the state's role in the federal health care overhaul remains entrenched.
    June 14, 2013 - Exeter News-Letter
  • Time Warner May Erect a Walled Content Garden
    Time Warner Cable appears to have come up with a strategy to help stem the flow of cord-cutters: offering incentives to content providers to withhold certain properties from online entertainment platforms. Limited distribution is clearly an entrenched practice in the entertainment industry, but it seems TWC is trying to keep some content off the Internet permanently.
    June 13, 2013 - E-Commerce Times
  • Pope Is Quoted Referring to a Vatican ‘Gay Lobby’
    The remarks appeared to be part of an effort by Pope Francis to take on the entrenched interests in the Vatican.
    June 12, 2013 - New York Times

  • Constance L. Rice in FOXNews
    If it is carried out well and carefully and carried out with the consent of the community, it could teach people about the very entrenched culture that gangs now have in Los Angeles,Rice said.
  • Vicente del Bosque in The Associated Press
    We've got so much competition in those positions,said Del Bosque, who has used an unchanged starting lineup for three straight games. "We've been entrenched in certain things. (But) it's also our strength — their union."
  • John McCain in CBS News
    Sen. Obama wants our schools to answer to unions and entrenched bureaucrats,McCain said during his acceptance speech in St. Paul last week. "I want schools to answer to parents and students. And when I'm president, they will."

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