the rejection of culturally prescribed goals and the conventional means for attaining them.
verb (used with object) 1. to cut down, reduce, or diminish; curtail (expenses). 2. to cut off or remove. 3. Military. to protect by a retrenchment. verb (used without object) 4. to economize; reduce expenses: They retrenched by eliminating half of the workers. verb 1. to reduce or curtail (costs); economize 2. (transitive) to shorten, […]
[ri-trench-muh nt] /rɪˈtrɛntʃ mənt/ noun 1. the act of retrenching; a cutting down or off, as by the reduction of expenses. 2. Fortification. an interior work that cuts off a part of a fortification from the rest, and to which a garrison may retreat. retrenchment /rɪˈtrɛntʃmənt/ noun 1. the act of reducing expenditure in order […]
RETRF Rural Electrification and Telephone Revolving Fund
noun 1. Law. the examination before a judicial tribunal of the facts put in issue in a cause, often including issues of law as well as those of fact. the determination of a person’s guilt or innocence by due process of law. 2. the act of trying, testing, or putting to the proof. 3. test; […]
noun 1. requital according to merits or deserts, especially for evil. 2. something given or inflicted in such requital. 3. Theology. the distribution of rewards and punishments in a future life. noun 1. the act of punishing or taking vengeance for wrongdoing, sin, or injury 2. punishment or vengeance