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Significado de “settlement” - Diccionario Inglés

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settlementnoun

uk   /ˈset.əl.mənt/ us   /ˈset̬.əl.mənt/
  • settlement noun (AGREE)

C1 [C or U] an official agreement that finishes an argument: It now seems unlikely that it will be possible to negotiate/reach a peaceful settlement of the conflict. As part of their divorce settlement, Jeff agreed to let Polly keep the house.
C2 [C] an arrangement to end a disagreement involving a law having been broken, without taking it to a law court, or an amount of money paid as part of such an arrangement: They reached an out-of-court settlement. The actor accepted a settlement of $100,000 from the magazine.

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  • settlement noun (HOME)

C2 [C or U] a place where people come to live or the process of settling in such a place: A large Roman settlement has been discovered just outside the French town. Many Native Americans were killed during the settlement of the American West by Europeans in the 19th century.
  • settlement noun (PAYMENT)

[C or U] the action of paying money to someone: The settlement of his debts took him several months. I enclose a cheque in settlement of your claim.UK Her mother made a settlement on her (= made a formal arrangement to give her money) when she started college.
  • settlement noun (MOVEMENT LOWER)

[U] the process of the slow sinking of a building or the ground
(Definition of settlement from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "settlement" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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settlementnoun

us   /ˈset̬·əl·mənt/
  • settlement noun (PAYMENT)

[C/U] payment of money that is owed: [U] We enclose a check in settlement of your claim.
  • settlement noun (PLACE TO LIVE)

[C/U] the act of going to live in a new place where few people have lived before, or the place where people have come to live: [U] Early settlement developed around a copper mine. [C] Permanent European settlements were established here in the 1830s.
  • settlement noun (AGREEMENT)

[C] an official agreement that ends an argument: Both sides are working to negotiate a peace settlement.
[C] A settlement is also an arrangement, often with payment of money, to end a legal disagreement without taking it to court: The actor agreed to a $100,000 settlement from the newspaper.
(Definition of settlement from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "settlement" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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settlementnoun

uk   /ˈsetlmənt/ us  
[C or U] an official agreement or decision that ends an argument, often involving a payment of money: negotiate/reach a settlement The lawyer negotiated an out-of-court settlement of $2 million.
[C or U] payment of a debt: in settlement of sth I wrote a check for $200 in settlement of my debts. Be sure to make full and final settlement by the repayment deadline.
[U] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET the process by which shares and money are exchanged at the end of a day of trading on a financial market: The Stock Exchange has an electronic share settlement system.
(Definition of settlement from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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