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  • noun
    plural -ments
    [count] :a formal agreement or decision that ends an argument or dispute
    I got the house in the divorce settlement.
    The parties have not been able to reach/negotiate a settlement in the case.
    a cash settlement
    a settlement of two million dollars = a two-million-dollar settlement
    [singular] :the act or process of settling an argument or disagreement
    We were hoping for a quick settlement of the dispute between the neighbors.
    [noncount] :the act of paying back money that is owed - often + of
    the settlement of our debts
    He paid $20,000 in settlement of a loan.
    [count] :a place where people have come to live and where few or no people lived before
    This was the island's first colonial settlement.
    [noncount] :the act or process of moving to a new area or place to live there :the act or process of settling an area or place - often + of
    The rifle played a big role in the early settlement of North America.
    [count] :a small village
    They came upon the ruins of an ancient settlement.

    * Các từ tương tự:
    settlement house