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Synonyms for retrenchment
rɪˈtrɛntʃ məntre·trench·ment

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  1. retrenchmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    curtailment, diminution, reduction

    Antonyms:
    enlargement, expansion, extension

Princeton's WordNet

  1. retrenchmentnoun

    entrenchment consisting of an additional interior fortification to prolong the defense

    Synonyms:
    curtailment, downsizing

  2. retrenchment, curtailment, downsizingnoun

    the reduction of expenditures in order to become financially stable

    Synonyms:
    curtailment, downsizing, suppression

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  1. retrenchmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    curtailment, reduction, diminution

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. retrenchmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    diminution, curtailment, abridgment, lessening

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "retrenchment":

    austerity, contraction, downsizing, compression, layoff

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How to use retrenchment in a sentence?

  1. Mark Carney:

    As a consequence, the financing capacity to the real economy is being rebuilt and significant retrenchment from international activity has been avoided.

  2. The BoE:

    Following the global financial crisis, there was a period of heightened risk aversion and retrenchment from risk-taking, the system has now moved out of that period.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    An employer who is truly visionary creates a big employment even when the time is recessionary ; but a businessman who is just ordinary shuts down own units abruptly during the economic slowdown period and creates a retrenchment of the employees.

  4. Jon Alterman:

    It feels a little bit as if the approach is to 'talk loudly and carry a small stick,' you could read this as obscuring a continued U.S. retrenchment from Middle Eastern commitments.

  5. The BoE:

    A further retrenchment in risk appetite ... might prompt sharp moves in market prices.

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