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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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If a retiree can have such withdrawal symptoms, the sudden change of routine is even worse for a manager who has been retrenched.
Some of the retrenched workers claimed they had been 'targeted maliciously'.
The CEO should not give Tong Tong special privileges as this would be unfair to the rest of the 64 workers who were retrenched too.
Credit from banks and foreign sources was relatively stable last fiscal year, but shadow banks retrenched.
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'It may not need to retrench workers if the company finds new investors and contracts,' she said.
The Minister said the government had no intention to wind up Radio Pakistan or retrench its employees.
During discussions, the Minister said the Government has no intention to wind up Radio Pakistan or retrench its employees.
Abounu who gave an interim report of his committee to stakeholders on Monday at government house, Makurdi explained that the committee is faced with reducing workers, salaries or retrench workers as possible solution to the non-regular payment of salary in the state.
Global Banking News-October 1, 2015--Nigeria's ASSBIFI urges banks not to retrench workers
The house passed a resolution urging the government not to retrench employees from any department.
The hymn choices seem to whisper, "Retrench, retrench." The stage was set for Praiseways and Celebrate, which gave voice to a new generation of hymn writers and grateful worshippers.