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entrench

verb advance, barricade, brace, bulwark, buttress, defend, embattle, embed, encroach, establish, fortify, immerse in, immersed in, infiltrate, invade, make inroads, overrun, protect, reinforce, shore up, solidify, surround, wall
Associated concepts: entrench leadership, entrench power
See also: embed, fix, impose, intrude, overstep
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2008) proposed that it would be more appropriate to treat this instrumental relationship--continuance commitment - as a separate and different construct, which they called organizational entrenchment.
Therefore this paper aims to identify HRM practices influences on organizational commitment and entrenchment by analyzing how they are perceived and what they signify to workers, contributing to better delimit these two constructs.
Political entrenchments highlight the growing incapacity of political institutions to manage complex issues, and overpromising and overspending by governments to gain short-term political advantage, all requiring strong international cooperation.
This Part will argue that this proposal violates a strong presumption in favor of symmetrical entrenchment.
Entrenchments, however, last long into the future, and bad entrenchments are at least as harmful as good entrenchments are beneficial.
On the morning of February 23, the siege began, but the fort's cannon fired harmlessly against the entrenchments and no Americans were killed.
40) He thereby wanted to conclude that entrenching legislation cannot bind subsequent Parliaments, but we might more plausibly see these as examples of highly successful entrenchments, given that they had a lifespan longer than those of many constitutions.
Conditions (i)(a) and (ii) are intended to minimize the number of sentences cancelled, while conditions (i)(b) and (iii) are meant to let retractions be guided by minimal entrenchments.
Below, I shall raise the possibility of a theory of implicit or "structural entrenchments" of fundamental rights as distinguished from explicit entrenchments of them in Article V.
They also invoke an entrenchment relation (more on which in Section 2.
The Zionist forces also dug entrenchments inside the Lebanese territories.
The chapters in Part II address the process of small-"c" constitutional entrenchment.