retrench

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To cut down or reduce something
To dig or redig a trench where one already was
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.

to cut down or reduce in extent or quantity
{v} to reduce, lessen, cut off, confine
make a reduction, as in one's workforce; "The company had to retrench" tighten one's belt; use resources carefully
To cut off; to pare away
To furnish with a retrenchment; as, to retrench bastions
To confine; to limit; to restrict
tighten one's belt; use resources carefully
To lessen; to abridge; to curtail; as, to retrench superfluities or expenses
{f} save, economize; reduce, cut back, curtail; fortify with a retrenchment
make a reduction, as in one's workforce; "The company had to retrench"
To cause or suffer retrenchment; specifically, to cut down living expenses; as, it is more reputable to retrench than to live embarrassed
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 )
retrenchment
A reduction or curtailment; often referring to a business or government agency cutting back operations or laying off workers
retrenchment
{n} a reduction, an intrenchment
retrenchment
the reduction of expenditures in order to become financial stable
retrenchment
The act or process of retrenching; as, the retrenchment of words in a writing
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Retrenchment means spending less money. Defense planners predict an extended period of retrenchment
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A work constructed within another, to prolong the defense of the position when the enemy has gained possession of the outer work; or to protect the defenders till they can retreat or obtain terms for a capitulation
retrenchment
the reduction of expenditures in order to become financial stable entrenchment consisting of an additional interior fortification to prolong the defense
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A defensive entrenchment consisting of a trench and parapet
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{i} act of cutting back, curtailment; reduction, diminishment; inner structure that serves as a second line of defense within a fort
retrenchment
A reduction or curtailment
retrenchment
entrenchment consisting of an additional interior fortification to prolong the defense
retrenchments
plural of retrenchment
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