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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishentrencheden‧trenched /ɪnˈtrentʃt/ adjective  CHANGE YOUR MINDstrongly established and not likely to change – often used to show disapprovalentrenched in Ageism is entrenched in our society.entrenched attitudes/positions/interests etc a deeply entrenched belief in male superiorityentrench verb [transitive]
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entrenchedIn the small towns racial prejudice was deeply entrenched.The attitudes of adults to mentally handicapped tend to be firmly entrenched, and difficult to change.Or is this a counsel of despair which makes the culture of racism seem more entrenched and unchangeable than it really is?However, there is some evidence of a recent reappraisal of this entrenched attitude.Britain is a country without entrenched constitutional limits on the powers of its supreme regular legislator, Parliament.The more entrenched feeding problems can be very difficult to treat and take a long time to show improvement.The unequal treatment of men and women in the labour market is deeply entrenched in our culture.No doubt, she thought, a visitor might be a very unwelcome distraction in his entrenched life.He is often pictured as an outsider battling against entrenched orthodoxies.The more entrenched unwelcome developments have become, the harder it will be to reverse them.But changing entrenched ways of doing things and challenging powerful financial interests will be difficult, whatever the intentions of the government.entrenched attitudes/positions/interests etcIt is because a bid generally threatens too many entrenched interests.There were, therefore, problems that Developments sought to solve, and in doing so had to contend with entrenched positions.Such boundaries have to be respected for they mirror deeply entrenched attitudes and social expectations.
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