Entrenchment



[en-trench-muh nt] /ɛnˈtrɛntʃ mənt/

noun
1.
the act of .
2.
an position.
3.
Usually, entrenchments. an earth breastwork or ditch for protection against enemy fire.
/ɪnˈtrɛntʃmənt/
noun
1.
the act of entrenching or state of being entrenched
2.
a position protected by trenches
3.
one of a series of deep trenches constructed as a shelter from gunfire
n.

1580s, from entrench + -ment.

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