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.

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