Definition of entrenched in English:

entrenched

Line breaks: en|trenched
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtrɛn(t)ʃt
 
, ɛn-/

adjective

  • (Of an attitude, habit, or belief) firmly established and difficult or unlikely to change; ingrained: an entrenched resistance to change
    More example sentences
    • We now have the resources to tackle entrenched poverty.
    • The experiment in equality had no impact on entrenched discrimination.
    • In 1995, Lai founded Apple Daily, taking on Hong Kong's entrenched newspapers in a fierce price war.

More definitions of entrenched

Definition of entrenched in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody