Origin of retrenchment
Related formsnon·re·trench·ment, noun
Examples from the Web for retrenchment
The Washington Post, after a difficult four-year retrenchment, has tapped Boston Globe Editor Marty Baron to run the newsroom.
The Obama era, so far, is all about repair and retrenchment.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen, the committee chairman, quickly denied that any sort of retrenchment was under way.
On some issues, such as Afghanistan, the Retrenchment Republicans sound like the left wing of the Democratic Party.
Republican presidential candidates will have to decide which way to lean, toward muscular foreign policy or retrenchment.
"Surely," as Lamb said, "there must be some other world in which our unconquerable purpose" of retrenchment shall be realized.Seeing and Hearing|George W. E. Russell
The cry for 'retrenchment' was joined to the cry for reform.The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)|Leslie Stephen
But the Jesuits would not hear of any retrenchment of their power or privileges.
There must be retrenchment in some other matters, it is admitted.The Young Mother|William A. Alcott
Retrenchment was necessary, and that is never a pleasant thing.The Pace That Kills|Edgar Saltus