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English definition of “settle”

settle

verb (LIVE)    /ˈset.l̩/ US  /ˈset̬-/
B2 [I usually + adv/prep] to go and live somewhere, especially permanently: After they got married, they settled in Brighton.Changing homes and moving [I or T, often passive] to arrive, especially from another country, in a new place and start to live there and use the land: America was first settled by people who came across from Asia over 25,000 years ago.Accommodating people
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