Retrenchment in an 19th Century Context
Posted by Mark on September 17, 1997 at 14:04:21:
In response to Retrenching, written by Caroline on September 16, 1997 at 22:43:35
] But what would retrenching have involved? The movie seems to suggest it's just going on a budget, but I'm sure it must be more than that...
] Based on that, and my own gut feeling, I would say that "retrenching" meant adopting a more economical way of life, and a acceptance of a (much?)lower standard of living.
So it would appear that "retrenchment" means to adapt a simplier life style.
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