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Engelsk navneord: settlement

1. settlement (om gruppe) a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe American colony in Paris.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)colony

Mindre specifikke termerbody

Mere specifikke termerfrontier settlement, outpost, Plantation, proprietary colony

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerCalpe, Demerara, Gibraltar, New Amsterdam, Plymouth Colony, Rock of Gibraltar

Tilhører disse specifikke termercolonial

2. settlement (om gruppe) a community of people smaller than a town

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)small town, village

Mindre specifikke termercommunity

Mere specifikke termermoshav

3. settlement (om kommunikation) a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it

Mindre specifikke termeragreement, understanding

Mere specifikke termeraccommodation, accord and satisfaction, conclusion, out-of-court settlement, property settlement

4. settlement (om handling) the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe British colonization of America.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)colonisation, colonization

Mindre specifikke termerconstitution, establishment, formation, organisation, organization

Mere specifikke termerpopulation

5. settlement (om erkendelse) something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey 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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)closure, resolution

Mindre specifikke termerdeciding, decision making

6. settlement (om sted) an area where a group of families live together

Mindre specifikke termergeographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region

Mere specifikke termerhamlet, village

7. settlement (om handling) termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)liquidation

Mindre specifikke termerconclusion, ending, termination

Mere specifikke termerviatical settlement, viaticus settlement

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