1. entrenched

adjective. ['ɛnˈtrɛntʃt, ɪnˈtrɛntʃt'] established firmly and securely.


  • established


  • unsettled
  • native

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Rhymes with Entrenched

  • retrenched
  • drenched
  • clenched
  • wrenched

How do you pronounce entrenched?

Pronounce entrenched as ɪnˈtrɛnʧt.

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Sentences with entrenched

1. Adjective
Companies must rise above old entrenched business processes and embrace new ways of thinking and doing business.

2. Verb, past participle
Once entrenched in the environment of a home, storage mites are almost impossible to thoroughly get rid of.

Quotes about entrenched

1. Politically, I feel out of touch, like I’m wearing gloves—boxing gloves. We need to go bareknuckle to beat back the entrenched establishment.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. Governments, if they endure, always tend increasingly toward aristocratic forms. No government in history has been known to evade this pattern. And as the aristocracy develops, government tends more and more to act exclusively in the interests of the ruling class -- whether that class be hereditary royalty, oligarchs of financial empires, or entrenched bureaucracy.
- Frank Herbert, Children of Dune

3. I think when men hear that women want a commitment, they think it means commitment to a romantic relationship, but that's not it. It's a commitment to not floating around anywhere. I want a guy who is entrenched in his own life.
- Mindy Kaling, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

2. entrenched

adjective. ['ɛnˈtrɛntʃt, ɪnˈtrɛntʃt'] dug in.


  • unorthodox