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settlement

US [ˈset(ə)lmənt]
UK ['set(ə)lmənt]
  • n.解决;结算;处理;移民
  • Web和解;清算;居民点
Plural Form:settlements  
settlement
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n.
1.
[c]
(解决纷争的)协议an official agreement that ends an argument between two people or groups
to negotiate a peace settlement
就和平协议进行谈判
The management and unions have reached a settlement over new working conditions.
资方和工会已就新的工作条件达成协议。
an out-of-court settlement(= money that is paid to sb or an agreement that is made to stop sb going to court)
庭外和解
2.
[u]
解决;处理the action of reaching an agreement
the settlement of a dispute
争端的解决
3.
[c]
(关于钱财转让的)协议(书)the conditions, or a document stating the conditions, on which money or property is given to sb
a divorce/marriage/property, etc. settlement
离婚、结婚、财产等协议
4.
[u]
(欠款的)支付,偿付,结算the action of paying back money that you owe
the settlement of a debt
债务的偿还
a cheque in settlement of a bill
用于结账的支票
5.
[c]
(尤指拓荒安家的)定居点a place where people have come to live and make their homes, especially where few or no people lived before
signs of an Iron Age settlement
铁器时代村落遗址
6.
[u]
移民;殖民;开拓the process of people making their homes in a place
the settlement of the American West
美国西部的开拓过程

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