entrenchment consisting of an additional interior fortification to prolong the defense
retrenchment, curtailment, downsizing(noun)
the reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable
A defensive entrenchment consisting of a trench and parapet.
A reduction or curtailment; often referring to a business or government agency cutting back operations or laying off workers.
A defensive 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.
the act or process of retrenching; as, the retrenchment of words in a writing
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
Retrenchment is an act of cutting down or reduction, particularly of public expenditure.
The numerical value of retrenchment in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of retrenchment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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A further retrenchment in risk appetite ... might prompt sharp moves in market prices.
As a consequence, the financing capacity to the real economy is being rebuilt and significant retrenchment from international activity has been avoided.
Following the global financial crisis, there was a period of heightened risk aversion and retrenchment from risk-taking, the system has now moved out of that period.
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