Retrenchment sentence example

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  • The need of financial retrenchment led to his opposing the proposal that war veterans should receive a cash bonus.

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  • On the 6th of December a Conservative cabinet was formed under Seor Silvela, Seor Villaverde, pledged to a policy of retrenchment, taking the portfolio of finance.

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  • The subscription controversy was then agitating the university, and Paley published an anonymous Defence of a pamphlet in which Bishop Law had advocated the retrenchment and simplification of the Thirty-nine Articles; he did not, however, sign the petition (called the "Feathers" petition from being drawn up at a meeting at the Feathers tavern) for a relaxation of the terms of subscription.

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  • This revelation led to an all-round retrenchment, carried into effect with a drastic thoroughness which has earned for this parliament the name of the " Reduktion Riksdag."

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  • Also lost, perhaps just short term, are Swiss routes to Basel and Geneva, part of that airline's massive retrenchment.

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  • The registry of the citizens, the suppression of litigation, the elevation of public morals, the care of minors, the retrenchment of public expenses, the limitation of gladiatorial games and shows, the care of roads, the restoration of senatorial privileges, the appointment of none but worthy magistrates, even the regulation of street traffic, these and numberless other duties so completely absorbed his attention that, in spite of indifferent health, they often kept him at severe labour from early morning till long after midnight.

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  • Retrenchment in expenditure formed a major item in his programme, together with a prompt and thorough revision of taxation.

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  • War between Great Britain and Russia was declared on the 27th of March 1854, and it thus fell to the lot of the most pacific of ministers, the devotee of retrenchment, and the anxious cultivator of all industrial arts, to prepare a war budget, and to meet as well as he might the exigencies of a conflict which had so cruelly dislocated all the ingenious devices of financial optimism.

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  • The claims of the railways, however, necessitated retrenchment on official salaries, and the president's plan for conversion of the debt roused unexpected and successful opposition in an ordinarily subservient Congress.

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  • Retrenchment often cut to the bone; wise reforms shattered on the inexperience or corruption of officials.

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  • An agitation was then begun for retrenchment, the public works were put up for sale, and were finally disposed of in 1858 (when the debt was $39,4 88, 2 44) to the Pennsylvania Railroad Company for $7,500,000.

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  • Financial necessities compelled retrenchment, so that a certain number of offices were suppressed altogether, much to the disgust of the office-holding class, which was numerous and wealthy, and had almost come to look on the civil service as its hereditary possession.

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  • He also made useful party capital out of the necessity for financial retrenchment, owing to the large increase in public expenditure, maintained by the Unionist government even after the Boer War was over; II.

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  • Economic depression gave the Granger Movement considerable popularity, and an outgrowth of the Granger organization was the Independent Reform Party, of 1874, which advocated retrenchment of expenses, the state regulation of railways and a tariff for revenue only.

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  • His administration lasted until the 31st of December 1904, and averted the impending bankruptcy of Rumania by a policy of strict retrenchment.

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  • He answers the advocates of the retrenchment by pointing out that the public interest will not ultimately be served by a wholesale violation of the public faith.

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  • Finance was in a deplorable state, and as controller-general he formulated a new fiscal policy, consisting of neither fresh taxation nor loans,but of retrenchment.

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  • The drastic measures taken by the government against the National Union of Taxpayers, and against the newspapers which assisted it in advocating resistance to taxation until sweeping and proper retrenchment had been effected in the national expenditure, checked this campaign in favor of reform and retrenchment for a while.

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  • Silvelas position in the country had been much damaged by the very fact of his policy having fallen so much short of what the nation expected in the shape of reform and retrenchment.

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  • His efforts to reconstruct the Spanish navy were attacked both by the apostles of retrenchment and by those who saw in the shipbuilding contracts an undue favoring of the foreigner; the Marine Industries Protection Act was denounced as favoring the large shipowners and exporters at the expense of the smaller men; the Compulsory Education Act as a criminal assault on the rights of the family.

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  • That will inevitably mean further retrenchment so that the production base is more in line with the available, accessible market.

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  • However private investors demand lower taxes while financial volatility requires continuous fiscal retrenchment.

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  • It also examines the changing definitions of social need these reflected and asks why welfare states have experienced retrenchment in recent years.

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  • We are faced with further retrenchment (efficiency gains) or finding new, non-governmental sources of income.

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  • It is argued here that there is no evidence, only supposition, to support the conventional view that globalization demands welfare retrenchment.

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  • Challenging some tenets of the resilience thesis, this article seeks to broaden the discussion of welfare-state retrenchment.

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  • They merely need to stop growing for retrenchment in private spending to occur.

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  • Also lost, perhaps just short term, are Swiss routes to Basel and Geneva, part of that airline 's massive retrenchment.

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  • Given the University retrenchment exercise, we asked whether there was likely to be any threat to nursery provision.

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  • He was first lord of the admiralty from 1868 to 1871, and as such inaugurated a policy of retrenchment.

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  • The size of the city was diminished by the retrenchment of nearly one-third at the northern end, which brought the enceinte more nearly to a square form.

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  • Crispis so-called megalomania gave place to retrenchment in home affairs and to a deferential attitude towards all foreign powers.

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  • It was he who caused the word "retrenchment" to be added to the Radical programme "peace and reform."

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  • In this production Cobden advocated the same principles of peace, nonintervention, retrenchment and free trade to which he continued faithful to the last day of his life.

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  • A commission was appointed to consider the best modes of retrenchment, and the outlay on shows and games was cut down to the lowest possible point.

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  • Already something in the way of retrenchment and reform had been accomplished.

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