Definition of entrench
- entrenched themselves in the business
officials who have tried to entrench themselves in office
a father who entrenched in our minds the belief that hard work pays off
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: to place (someone or something) in a very strong position that cannot easily be changed
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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