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English definition of “settle down”

settle down

phrasal verb with settle
 
 
/ˈsetl/ verb
STAY to start living in a place where you intend to stay for a long time, usually with a partner: Do you think he'll ever settle down and have a family?Living or sleeping somewhere
FEEL HAPPY B2 to start to feel happy and confident with a new situation: Has she settled down in her new job?Adapting and attuning to somethingAdapting and modifying Changing
(Definition of settle down from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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