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English definition of “settle”

settle

verb [I/T] (LIVE)   /ˈset̬·əl/
to live in a place or to go somewhere to live, esp. permanently: [I] After they got married, they settled in Virginia. [T] Immigrants settled this island two hundred years ago. [I] fig. An early-evening glow settles on the city (= the city has begun to glow).
(Definition of settle verb (LIVE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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