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English definition of “settle down”

settle down

(MAKE HOME) phrasal verb with settle     /ˈset.l̩/ US  /ˈset̬-/ verb
C1 to start living in a place where you intend to stay for a long time , usually with your partner : Eventually I'd like to settle down and have a family , but not yet .Living or sleeping somewhere
(Definition of settle down (MAKE HOME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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