[ UK /sˈɛtəlmənt/ ]
[ US /ˈsɛtəɫmənt/ ]
[ US /ˈsɛtəɫmənt/ ]
- a community of people smaller than a town
- termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities
something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making
he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure
they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences
they finally reached a settlement with the union
a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government
the American colony in Paris
the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies
the British colonization of America
- a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it
- an area where a group of families live together
How To Use settlement In A Sentence
- The resettlement fee shall be calculated according to the number of agricultural population to be resettled.
- The ICR would have the authority to annul laws or dismiss public officials to uphold the Kosovo settlement.
- His work underscores the aeriality embedded in the rational geometric order of the regions settlement.
- A family law barrister close to the Crikey crew advises that many men attempt to talk down their earning capacity when they are negotiating settlements with former wives.
- They died before they had an opportunity to be interviewed and considered for resettlement.
- But the settlements prevailed, delusory shortcuts to a palpable proof that the Jewish people were truly blessed by God. The Chosen Peoples
- Excavations of the site have revealed an Iron Age settlement.
- an arbitrational settlement
- In the mid-1830s the Kendall settlers gave impetus to the westward movement of Norwegians by founding a settlement in the Fox River area of Illinois.
- There are no permanent settlements in the Qattara Depression. Saharan halophytics