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settlement

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsetlmənt/
AGREEMENT an official agreement that finishes an argument: a peace settlement Diplomacy and mediationIndustrial relationsCourt cases, orders and decisions
PLACE a town or village that people built to live in after arriving from somewhere else: a Jewish settlementTowns, cities and villages (general)
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