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re·trench·ment

(rē-trench'ment),
The cutting away of superfluous tissue.
[F. re-, back, + trancher, to cut]

re·trench·ment

(rē-trench'mĕnt)
The cutting away of superfluous tissue.
[F. re-, back, + trancher, to cut]

retrenchment

[Fr. retrenchier, to cut back]
1. A budgetary reduction; a cutback in the amount of funds allocated for a purpose.
2. A procedure used in plastic surgery to remove excess tissue.
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He said, For now we re not looking at retrenchments.
The Coalition government that came to power in May 2010 was committed both to a major programme of fiscal retrenchment and deep reform of the working age social security system.
Louis von Zeuner, the banking group's deputy chief executive officer, said, 'We have no mass retrenchment programme in place.
The withdrawal of the company's notices for forced retrenchment.
In terms of Blyvoor's Social Plan, all employees affected by retrenchment will
In the past, the corporate retrenchments characteristic of a slower economy would have caused a major downslide in Westchester's commercial market.
Denel Aviation said : 'Because DPS has no contract or order cover beyond this date March 31 the company has no option but to proceed with the retrenchment for the entire DPS/AMG workforce'.
About thirty former workers of Namibia Airports Company face an uncertain future as their former employer argues with the Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) over their retrenchment packages and specific insurance provisions.
Welfare states, it is said, have been severely damaged over the last twenty years as a result of the political ascendancy of the radical right and by budgetary retrenchments and privatization.
Long Island has received a tremendous amount of negative press from significant isolated corporate retrenchments which has overshadowed the re-emerging story of demand for office space on Long Island.
HSBC Middle East stated that 200 retrenchments scheduled for the area would lead to no office shut downs in the UAE and regional job losses would be limited.