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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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