entrenched

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a legislative requirement which previously may only have been required by contract or policy
{s} established; fortified
past of entrench
dug in
strongly established and not likely to change - often used to show disapproval entrenched in
established firmly and securely; "the entrenched power of the nobility"
To be fixed or deeply rooted in an area
entrench
To surround or provide with a trench, especially for defense; to dig in
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To establish a substantial position in business, politics, etc
entrench
To dig or excavate a trench; to trench
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to fortify or protect, as with a trench or ditch and wall
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occupy a trench or secured area; "The troops dug in for the night"
entrench
If something such as power, a custom, or an idea is entrenched, it is firmly established, so that it would be difficult to change it. a series of measures designed to entrench democracy and the rule of law These dictators have entrenched themselves politically and are difficult to move. + entrenched en·trenched The recession remains deeply entrenched
entrench
{f} settle firmly, strongly establish; establish a strong defensive position; dig foxholes or trenches for defense; intrude, encroach (also intrench)
entrench
to surround with a trench
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fix firmly or securely occupy a trench or secured area; "The troops dug in for the night
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impinge or infringe upon; "This impinges on my rights as an individual"; "This matter entrenches on other domains"
entrench
to establish a firm position
entrench
fix firmly or securely
entrenched
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