entrenchmentn. 1. an entrenched fortification; a position protected by trenches.
Syn. -- intrenchment.
2. the act or process of entrenching.
En`tre*pt"(?), n. [F.] 1. A warehouse; a magazine for depositing goods, stores, etc.
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.
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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