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Definition of "retrenches" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of retrench. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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."
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