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[ri-trench-muh nt] /rɪˈtrɛntʃ mənt/
the act of retrenching; a cutting down or off, as by the reduction of expenses.
Fortification. an interior work that cuts off a part of a fortification from the rest, and to which a garrison may retreat.
the act of reducing expenditure in order to improve financial stability
an extra interior fortification to reinforce outer walls

retrenchment re·trench·ment (rĭ-trěnch’mənt)
The cutting away of superfluous tissue.


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