retrancher

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Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ trancher

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retrancher

  1. (transitive) to deduct, take away, cut out (delete)
  2. (intransitive) to cut down
    retrancher sur l'alcool - cut down [one's] alcohol
  3. (transitive) to cut off (exclude, from e.g. society)
  4. (archaic, transitive) to kill, to snuff out, to bump off
  5. (reflexive) to take shelter
  6. (reflexive, military) to entrench oneself

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