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  1. settlement

    • IPA[ˈsɛt(ə)lm(ə)nt]

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    • n.
      an official agreement intended to resolve a dispute or conflict;a formal arrangement made between the parties to a lawsuit in order to resolve it, especially out of court
    • noun: settlement, plural noun: settlements

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    • 1. an official agreement intended to resolve a dispute or conflict:

      unions succeeded in reaching a pay settlement

      the settlement of the boundary disputes

    • 2. a formal arrangement made between the parties to a lawsuit in order to resolve it, especially out of court:

      the award was made as an out-of-court settlement by the driver's insurance firm

    • 3. a place, typically one which has previously been uninhabited, where people establish a community:

      one of the oldest Viking settlements in western Europe

    • 4. the process of establishing a settlement or settlements:

      a continent where settlement is at the mercy of geography

    • 5. the action of allowing or helping people to establish settlements:

      the settlement of immigrants in the occupied territories

    • 6. an arrangement whereby property passes to a succession of people as dictated by the settlor:

      inheritance tax could be due if you make a substantial gift or settlement and then die within the following seven years

    • 7. the property given under a settlement.
    • 8. short for marriage settlement
    • 9. the action or process of settling an account:

      most suppliers will offer early settlement discounts

    • 10. subsidence of the ground or a structure built on it:

      a boundary wall, which has cracked due to settlement, is to be replaced

    • n. a scheme to promote rural development by establishing farmers in underdeveloped areas:

    • they aimed to place as many people as possible on the land by establishing government-assisted settlement schemes

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    • n. another term for shackland

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    • n. an institution in an inner-city area providing educational, recreational, and other social services to the community.

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    • n. a place designed for the imprisonment and punishment of convicts:

    • dysentery was rife in the nearby convict settlement

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    • n. an arrangement whereby a person with a terminal illness sells their life insurance policy to a third party for less than its mature value, in order to benefit from the proceeds while alive.

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    • n. an agreement reached between the government and a Maori community or group in respect of a land claim related to the Treaty of Waitangi:

    • this is likely to be New Zealand's largest Treaty settlement

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    • n. a legal arrangement by which property is given or secured when a couple get married:

    • the lawyers had gathered to draw up the marriage settlement

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    • n. an agreement setting out the terms of tenure for a large area of agricultural land:

    • one condition of a settlement lease provided that the land be kept clear of prickly-pear

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    • IPA[ˈsedlmənt]

    美式

    • n.
      an official agreement intended to resolve a dispute or conflict:
    • unions succeeded in reaching a pay settlement

      the settlement of the Sino-Japanese war

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