Third-person singular simple present indicative form of retrench.(verb)
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Use "retrenches" in a sentence
"All of the tools that women gained over the 20th century to assert sovereignty over their bodies--contraception, abortion, sex education--are getting buried as the U.S. retrenches from its human rights commitments to women at home and abroad."
"These firms have been able to woo corporate clients by appealing to their concerns over conflicts inherent in full-service banks, and though relatively smaller in size, the two have been able to recruit high-profile rainmakers from the big firms as traditional Wall Street retrenches from the financial crisis."
"In practical terms, if the filibuster gets chopped, the GOP retrenches behind unanimous consent, and C-SPAN2 becomes orders of magnitude more tedious, if you ever imagined that possible."