verb (used with object)
to cut down, reduce, or diminish; curtail (expenses).
to cut off or remove.
Military. to protect by a retrenchment.
verb (used without object)
to economize; reduce expenses:
They retrenched by eliminating half of the workers.
to reduce or curtail (costs); economize
(transitive) to shorten, delete, or abridge
(transitive) to protect by a retrenchment
[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 […]
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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
adjective 1. characterized by or involving retribution: retributive justice.