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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: retrenchment(0.01338 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to retrenchment.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: entrenchment consisting of an additional interior
fortification to prolong the defense
2: the reduction of expenditures in order to become financial
stable [syn: curtailment, downsizing]
English → English (gcide)
Retrenchment \Re*trench"ment\, n. [Cf. F. retrenchment.]
1. The act or process of retrenching; as, the retrenchment of
words in a writing.
The retrenchment of my expenses will convince you
that ? mean to replace your fortune as far as I can.
2. (Fort.) A work constructed within another, to prolong the
defense of the position when the enemy has gained
possession of the outer work; or to protect the defenders
till they can retreat or obtain terms for a capitulation.
Syn: Lessening; curtailment; diminution; reduction;