Roleset id: entrench.01 , set somebody more firmly in a position, Source: , vncls: , framnet: entrench.01: ENTRENCH-V NOTES: Ignore adjectival usages: "management's entrenched position". Also, Idon't know for sure that the position will ever be mentioned, but theframing is there in case we do see it. (from entrench.01-v)
Arg0-PAG: thing causing entrenchment
Arg1-PPT: entity becoming more firm in its position
Example: always with 'designed'?
Royal's suit contends that [the Ammann acquisition]-1 was ``designed *trace*-1 to entrench management and thwart Royal's offer.''