Definition of Retrenchments

1. Noun. (plural of retrenchment) ¹



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Definition of Retrenchments

1. retrenchment [n] - See also: retrenchment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retrenchments

retreater
retreaters
retreatful
retreating
retreatlike
retreatment
retreatments
retreats
retree
retrees
retrench
retrenched
retrenches
retrenching
retrenchment
retrenchments (current term)
retriable
retrial
retrials
retribute
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retributer
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retributionist
retributionists
retributions
retributive

Literary usage of Retrenchments

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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1886)
"The highest national honor " Public economics, official retrenchments, and wise finance." are the means which the St. Louis Convention indicates us ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events (1877)
"Public economies, official retrenchments, and wise finance," are the means which the St. Louis Convention indicates as provision for reserves and ..."

3. A Text-book of Military Engineering: For the Use of the Cadets of the United by Junius Brutus Wheeler, United States Military Academy (1884)
"Interior retrenchments. — The main work forms a line of defence and is made continuous. ... Interior retrenchments are the interior works intended to defend ..."

4. The History of British India by James Mill, Horace Hayman Wilson (1858)
"... and elevated it to an eminence CHAPTER II. Sir George Barlow, Governor-General.— State of the Finances.— retrenchments.— Supplies. ..."

5. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1908)
"Copy presented, of Correspondence and Returns as to retrenchments in the Transvaal and Orange River Colony Public Services, and the South African ..."

6. Mahan's Permanent Fortifications by Dennis Hart Mahan (1887)
"INTERIOR retrenchments. 60. Besides the works exterior to the enceinte, ... Interior retrenchments in the bastioned system are either placed within the ..."

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