- entrenched themselves in the business
Examples of entrench in a Sentence
officials who have tried to entrench themselves in office
a father who entrenched in our minds the belief that hard work pays off
Recent Examples of entrench from the Web
Russia backs a plan to replace Hezbollah fighters entrenched on the Syrian side of the border with Lebanon, said Elena Suponina, a Middle East expert in Moscow.
In 1781, Lord Charles Cornwallis’ British army was entrenched at Yorktown, Virginia, trapped by the Marquis de Lafayette and awaiting help from the British fleet.
Her father works for the regime, her mother is forcibly entrenched in it, and as much as June remains determined to get her out, Holly is a child of Gilead.
Brazil’s leading presidential candidates are entrenching their positions on opposite ends of the political spectrum, as the outlook for Latin America’s largest economy has darkened over recent weeks.
There are, though, a few plays justifiably entrenched in Chicago’s collective memory.
When German prisoners first arrived in the United States, many were shocked by the racial hierarchy entrenched in American culture.
Past presidents opted not to move the embassy for fear of further entrenching conflict among Israelis, Palestinians, and the surrounding nations.
Perhaps surprising to some, plague is entrenched in rural rodent populations in many areas of the Western US and has been since the early 20th century (see map in gallery below).
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ENTRENCH Defined for English Language Learners
: to place (someone or something) in a very strong position that cannot easily be changed
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