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English definition of “resettle”

resettle

verb [I or T]     /ˌriːˈset.l̩/ US  /-ˈset̬-/
to (be helped or forced to) move to another place to live : His family originally came from Ireland, but resettled in the US in the 19th century . The US government forcibly resettled the Native Americans in reservations .Accommodating peopleChanging homes and moving resettlement     /-mənt/ noun [U] the resettlement of refugees Accommodating peopleChanging homes and moving
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