Meaning of “settle sth on sb” in the English Dictionary

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"settle sth on sb" in British English

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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)

"settle sth on sb" in Business English

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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)

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