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Synonyms for retrenchment
rɪˈtrɛntʃ məntre·trench·ment

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. retrenchmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    curtailment, diminution, reduction

    Antonyms:
    enlargement, expansion, extension

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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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Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. retrenchmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    curtailment, reduction, diminution

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  1. retrenchmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    diminution, curtailment, abridgment, lessening

PPDB, the paraphrase database5.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "retrenchment":

    austerity, contraction, downsizing, compression, layoff

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How to use retrenchment in a sentence?

  1. Alejandra Caraballo:

    There can be a failure to connect( what's happening to transgender people) to a much wider retrenchment of civil rights, many of the cases and arguments used to roll back reproductive rights are used to roll back LGBTQ rights. These things are intertwined.

  2. Mark Carney:

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

  3. The BoE:

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


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