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settle sth on sb

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phrasal verb with settle uk   /ˈset.əl/ us   /ˈset̬.əl/ verb
to formally give money or property to someone: When he died, he settled his money on his children.
(Definition of settle sth on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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settle sth on sb

phrasal verb with settle uk   /ˈsetl/ us   verb
LAW to use a legal process to give money or property to someone: She settled her estate on her grandson.
(Definition of settle sth on sb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “settle sth on sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 赠与(某人财产)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 贈與(某人財産)…
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