What does entanglement mean?

Definitions for entanglement
ɛnˈtæŋ gəl mənten·tan·gle·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. web, entanglement(noun)

    an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim


  1. entanglement(Noun)

    The state of being entangled; intricate and confused involution.

  2. entanglement(Noun)

    That which entangles; intricacy; perplexity.

  3. entanglement(Noun)

    Specifically, in fortification, an obstruction placed in front or on the flank of a fortification, to impede an enemy's approach.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Entanglement(noun)

    state of being entangled; intricate and confused involution; that which entangles; intricacy; perplexity

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. entanglement

    Abatis, so called, when made by cutting only partly through the trunks, and pulling the upper parts to the ground, where they are picketed.

How to pronounce entanglement?

  1. Alex
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How to say entanglement in sign language?

  1. entanglement


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of entanglement in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of entanglement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of entanglement in a Sentence

  1. Bernie Sanders:

    I oppose, at this point, a unilateral American no-fly zone in Syria which could get us more deeply involved in that horrible civil war and lead to a never-ending U.S. entanglement in that region, we do not want to make a very complex situation in Syria even worse. I support President Obama's effort to combat the Islamic State in Syria while at the same time supporting those in Syria trying to overthrow the brutal dictatorship of Bashar Assad.

  2. Adam Schiff:

    Our job involves making sure that the policy of the United States is being driven by the national interest - not by any financial entanglement, financial leverage or other form of compromise.

Images & Illustrations of entanglement

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