entwinement

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

entwine +‎ -ment

Noun[edit]

entwinement (countable and uncountable, plural entwinements)

  1. A situation of being entwined; an entanglement.
    • 2007 July 14, Mike Mcintire, “Clinton Backer’s Ties to Powerful Cut Both Ways”, New York Times:
      But in the modern era of political money, where the race for cash has effectively become a campaign unto itself, Mr. Gupta’s entwinements with the Democrats, and his abrupt step back, illustrate the pitfalls of such relationships, both for the candidates and for the wealthy contributors who hunger for the access and the attention their largess can bring.