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  1. retrenchment

    • IPA[rəˈtren(t)SHm(ə)nt]

    美式

    • n.
      the reduction of costs or spending in response to economic difficulty;the action of dismissing an employee from a job
    • noun: retrenchment, plural noun: retrenchments

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the reduction of costs or spending in response to economic difficulty this period of retrenchment will see companies shed staff closures and retrenchments have become the order of the day
    • the action of dismissing an employee from a job he ordered the retrenchment of 420 civil servants
    • reduction in the extent or quantity of something the retrenchment of the welfare state