Retrenched sentence example

retrenched
  • The ruins of the retrenched northern portion of Kublai's great rampart are still prominent along their whole extent, so that there is no room for question as to the position or true dimensions of the Cambaluc of the middle ages; and it is most probable, indeed it is almost a necessity, that the present palace stands on the lines of Kublai's palace.
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  • Some disgruntled retrenched civil servants have reportedly been provoked into joining opposition and guerrilla groups.
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  • Competition had also increased through the entry of retrenched formal sector workers into these markets.
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  • He retrenched the court largesses and curtailed the immunities of the clergy, and although himself of an ascetic disposition forbade the foundation of new monasteries.
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