settlement

A place where people live.

Settlement

a place where people live

Settlement

Shifts in a structure, usually caused by freeze-thaw cycles underground.
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Settlement

• (n.) Establishment in life, in business, condition, etc.; ordination or installation as pastor. • (n.) Matter that subsides; settlings; sediment; lees; dregs. • (n.) A disposition of property for the benefit of some person or persons, usually through the medium of trustees, and for the benefit of a wife, children, or other relative...
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Settlement

(a) A deed creating a trust (b) An agreement between the parties that ends a dispute.
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Settlement

(F tassement, affaisement, R tasare) Downward movement of the soil or of a structure which it supports (BS 892)
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settlement

(from the article `mass movement`) Sinking mass movements occur in relatively rapid fashion, known as subsidence, and in a gradual manner, called settlement. Subsidence involves a roof ... ...shape`s inherently greater strength and ability to readjust to future load changes. In locations within street rights-of-way, the dominant concern...
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Settlement

(n) Settlement is the process of reaching an amicable solution by the parties themselves without waiting for the completion of the legal process and judgment of the court.
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Settlement

- Shifts in a structure, usually caused by freeze-thaw cycles underground.
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Settlement

1) The resolution of a dispute or lawsuit. 2) Payment or adjustment. For example, a debtor might settle an account by paying the full amount owed, or an insurance company might settle a property damage claim by paying the insured for the covered damage. 3) The distribution of property and wrapping up of a decedent's affairs by the executor. 4) The ...
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settlement

1. The act of setting, or the state of being settled. Specifically: ... Establishment in life, in business, condition, etc.; ordination or installation as pastor. 'Every man living has a design in his head upon wealth power, or settlement in the world.' (L'Estrange) ... The act of peopling, or state of being peopled; act of planting, as a colony; c...
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settlement

noun something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making; `the finally reached a settlement with the union`; `they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences`; `he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure`
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settlement

Click images to enlargeCollection of dwellings forming a community. There are many different types of settlement and most owe their origin to historical and geographical factors. The growth and development of a settlement is greatly influenced by its location, site, situation, and function. Human settlements can be identi...
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Settlement

[Croatia] The territory of Croatia is divided by the Croatian Bureau of Statistics into small settlements, in Croatian naselje (singular; pl. naselja). They indicate existing or former human settlement. Individual settlements are by and large referred to as selo (village), and are not necessarily incorporated places. Rather, the administrat...
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Settlement

[finance] Settlement of securities is a business process whereby securities or interests in securities are delivered, usually against (in simultaneous exchange for) payment of money, to fulfill contractual obligations, such as those arising under securities trades. In the U.S., the settlement date for marketable stocks is usually 3 business...
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Settlement

[litigation] In law, a settlement is a resolution between disputing parties about a legal case, reached either before or after court action begins. The term `settlement` also has other meanings in the context of law. Structured settlements provide for a periodic payment. ==Basis== A settlement, as well as dealing with the dispute between th...
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Settlement

[structural] Settlement in a structure refers to the distortion or disruption of parts of a building due to Settlement should not be confused with subsidence which results from the load-bearing ground upon which a building sits reducing in level, for instance in areas of mine workings where shafts collapse underground. Some settlement is qu...
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Settlement

[trust] A settlement in trusts law is a deed (also called a trust instrument) whereby real estate, land, or other property is given by a settlor into trust so that the beneficiary only has the limited right to the property (for example during their life), but usually has no right to transfer the land to another or leave it in their own will...
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Settlement

Set'tle¬∑ment noun 1. The act of setting, or the state of being settled. Specifically: -- (a) Establishment in life, in business, condition, etc.; ordination or installation as pastor. « Every man living has a design in his head upon wealth power, or settlement in the world...
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Settlement

A person is settled in the United Kingdom if they are ordinarily resident here without any restriction on the period for which they may remain. Most British Citizens will be regarded as settled. Other people will have Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR). Nationals of countries of the European Economic Area (EEA) and their families may have permanent r...
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settlement

A place where a group of people live
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Settlement

A settlement occurs when property is held in trust for successive beneficiaries. The property which a settlor puts into trust is known as the trust fund or 'settled property'.
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Settlement

A trust, or any disposition, arrangement or transfer of assets made with gratuitous intent. This is a wide ranging term and covers anything you do which has an element of gift.
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settlement

A trust, or any disposition, arrangement or transfer of assets made with gratuitous intent. This is a wide ranging term and covers anything you do which has an element of gift.
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Settlement

A voluntarily agreement by the claimant and defendant to settle their civil case.
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