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(of an attitude, habit, or belief) firmly established and difficult or unlikely to change; ingrained.‘an entrenched resistance to change’
- ‘Individuals can, of course, be manipulated and misled by a malevolent guide or entrenched prejudice.’
- ‘The experiment in equality had no impact on entrenched discrimination.’
- ‘Even some of the most entrenched rough sleepers have been successfully accommodated.’
- ‘Family members often commence therapy with entrenched views about which of them are responsible for family problems.’
- ‘There is a question whether some long entrenched organisations will play ball.’
- ‘Periodically a radical external mobilization confronts entrenched resistance within the university.’
- ‘In 1995, Lai founded Apple Daily, taking on Hong Kong's entrenched newspapers in a fierce price war.’
- ‘We now have the resources to tackle entrenched poverty.’
- ‘Codes must shake up an entrenched engineering corps that still favours technology over cost effectiveness.’
- ‘A major obstacle to good governance is the entrenched lack of accountability within the government.’
- ‘The entrenched systems of control in the Arab world are beginning to give way.’
- ‘The goal, very simply, was, and is, the protection of entrenched profits and power.’
- ‘It was asking for the overthrow of generations of entrenched prejudice.’
- ‘The success of these established brands gave rise to a deeply entrenched in-house establishment.’
- ‘Whether he can make a dent on the entrenched culture there remains to be seen.’
- ‘Entrenched management attitudes can be an enormous obstacle to facility projects that can reduce costs.’
- ‘A now entrenched movement in the Internet world favors eliminating copyright altogether.’
- ‘When Jesus told this story he was making an extremely important point about entrenched conflict.’
- ‘Low taxes, low services and entrenched business power means a stagnant future.’
- ‘All sorts of authoritative, entrenched cultural positions can be tweaked by humor.’
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