Friday, August 18, 2006

Word of the day #26: retrenchment

re·trench·ment ( P ) Pronunciation Key (r-trnchmnt)
A cutting down or back; reduction.
A curtailment of expenses.
The cutting away of superfluous tissue.
n 1: entrenchment consisting of an additional interior fortification to prolong the defense 2: the reduction of expenditures in order to become financial stable [syn: curtailment, downsizing]

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