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English definition of “settle sth on sb”

settle sth on sb

specialized phrasal verb with settle     /ˈset.l̩/ US  /ˈset̬-/ verb
to formally give money or property to someone: When my uncle died , he settled £1,000 a year on me.Inheriting and bequeathing
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