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noun 
  1. The state of being settled.
  2. (legal) A disposition of property, or the act of granting it.
  3. A colony newly established; a place or region newly settled.
  4. (architecture) The gradual sinking of a building. Fractures or dislocations caused by settlement.
  5. (legal) A settled place of abode; residence; a right growing out of legal residence.
  6. (finance) The delivery of goods by the seller and payment for them by the buyer, under a previously agreed trade or transaction or contract entered into.
Translations: 
  • German: Ansiedlung , Siedlung
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: (suffix, settle, ment)


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