entrenchment

entrenchment

n. 1. an entrenched fortification; a position protected by trenches.
Syn. -- intrenchment.
[WordNet 1.5]

2. the act or process of entrenching.
[PJC]

en`tre*pot"

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En`tre*pt"

(?), n. [F.] 1. A warehouse; a magazine for depositing goods, stores, etc.
[1913 Webster]

2. a port where merchandise can be imported and re-exported with paying import duties; a mart or place where merchandise is deposited; as, an entrept for shipping goods in transit.
Syn. -- transshipment center.
[WordNet 1.5]

En`tre*pre*neur"

(?), n. [F. See Enterprise.] (Polit. Econ.) One who takes the initiative to create a product or establish a business for profit; generally, whoever undertakes on his own account an enterprise in which others are employed and risks are taken. F. A. Walker.
[1913 Webster +PJC]

 

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