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retrench
used in Atlas Shrugged

5 uses
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Definition
to pause and then change how something is done — often while reducing the use of resources
  • This is no time to retrench.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (72% in)
  • There's got to be room for competition...... And I've been waiting six months for an order of steel from Orren Boyle-and now he says he can't promise me anything, because Rearden Metal has shot his market to hell, there's a run on that Metal, Boyle has to retrench.
    1.9 Part 1 Chapter 9 — The Sacred and the Profane (50% in)
  • One has to expect retrenchments at a time like this.
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (72% in)
  • "And even Miss Taggart will, I'm sure, agree that certain temporary retrenchments seem to be indicated, until ...."
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (66% in)
  • Retrenching, hell!
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (72% in)

There are no more uses of "retrench" in Atlas Shrugged.

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