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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Retrenched (0.00937 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Retrenched.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: retrench retrench v 1: tighten one's belt; use resources carefully 2: make a reduction, as in one's workforce; “The company had to retrench”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Retrenched Retrench \Re*trench"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Retrenched; p. pr. & vb. n. Retrenching.] [OF. retrenchier, F. retrancher; pref. re- re- + OF. trenchier, F. trancher, to cut. See Trench.] 1. To cut off; to pare away. [1913 Webster] Thy exuberant parts retrench. --Denham. [1913 Webster] 2. To lessen; to abridge; to curtail; as, to retrench superfluities or expenses. [1913 Webster] But this thy glory shall be soon retrenched. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. To confine; to limit; to restrict. --Addison. [1913 Webster] These figures, ought they then to receive a retrenched interpretation? --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 4. (Fort.) To furnish with a retrenchment; as, to retrench bastions. [1913 Webster] Syn: To lesen; diminish; curtail; abridge. [1913 Webster]


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