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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.l̩/  us   /ˈset̬-/ 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   us   /ˈsetl/ verb
LAW to use a ​legalprocess 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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