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"settled" in British English

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settledadjective

uk   /ˈset.l̩d/  us   /ˈset̬-/
(Definition of settled from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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settledadjective

 us   /ˈset̬·əld/
  • settled adjective (LIVING IN ONE PLACE)

living in one ​place and not ​likely to move: After ​living in several ​countries, we’re now ​enjoying a more settled ​life.
  • settled adjective (COMFORTABLE )

comfortable and ​happy in a ​place or ​situation: Although I ​lived there for over a ​year, I never really ​felt settled in that ​apartment.
(Definition of settled from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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