I am not sure of the meaning of this sentence: The significance of culture and identity in development has to do not so much with the cultural factor in the process of development as with ...
From OALD, entrench is defined as: to establish something very firmly so that it is very difficult to change Does establish here means to cause to be accepted or recognized? Edit: I came across ...
What does it mean "as it was" in this context? She was awakened by a shock, so sudden and severe that if Dorothy had not been lying on the soft bed she might have been hurt. As it was, the jar ...