retrench: Word of the day for March 9, 2018

retrench , v :
(transitive) To cut down or reduce. (transitive, specifically) To terminate the employment of a worker to reduce the size of a workforce; to make redundant. (transitive, military) To furnish with a retrenchment (a defensive work within a fortification). (intransitive) To abridge; to curtail. (intransitive) To take up a new defensive position.

Source http://handbookblogger.blogspot.com/2018/03/retrench-word-of-day-for-march-9-2018.html

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