retrenches

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Definition von retrenches im Englisch Englisch wörterbuch

retrench
To dig or redig a trench where one already was
retrench
To cut down or reduce something
retrench
To take up a new defensive position (from military term retrenchment)

We must retrench and try to hold on long enough for products in development to reach the market or we will be out of business.

retrench
to cut down or reduce in extent or quantity
retrench
{v} to reduce, lessen, cut off, confine
retrench
make a reduction, as in one's workforce; "The company had to retrench" tighten one's belt; use resources carefully
retrench
To cause or suffer retrenchment; specifically, to cut down living expenses; as, it is more reputable to retrench than to live embarrassed
retrench
make a reduction, as in one's workforce; "The company had to retrench"
retrench
{f} save, economize; reduce, cut back, curtail; fortify with a retrenchment
retrench
To lessen; to abridge; to curtail; as, to retrench superfluities or expenses
retrench
If a person or organization retrenches, they spend less money. Shortly afterwards, cuts in defence spending forced the aerospace industry to retrench. if a government or organization retrenches, it spends less money = economize (Early retrencher, from trenchier )
retrench
tighten one's belt; use resources carefully
retrench
To furnish with a retrenchment; as, to retrench bastions
retrench
To cut off; to pare away
retrench
To confine; to limit; to restrict
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