how to pronounce entrench


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the above transcription of entrench is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

entrench is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of entrench in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… or does it entrench bad management well …”

meanings of entrench


  1. To surround or provide with a trench, especially for defense; to dig in.
  2. To dig or excavate a trench; to trench.
  3. To invade; to encroach; to infringe or trespass; to enter on, and take possession of, that which belongs to another; usually followed by on or upon.
  4. To cut in; to furrow; to make trenches in or upon.
  5. To establish a substantial position in business, politics, etc.

entrench frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word entrench occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics entrench can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that entrench can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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