entrench

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪnˈtrɛntʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɛnˈtrɛntʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(en trench)

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entrench

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
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  1. [racism, elitism] is entrenched in our society
  2. before [it] entrenches itself in our society
  3. prevent [it] from entrenching itself in our society
  4. has already entrenched itself in society
  5. has entrenched herself in (political) office
  6. entrenched the position of the [unions, political leaders]
  7. the soldiers entrenched themselves (on the battlefield)
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