out-of-court settlement

Definition of out-of-court settlement

  1. :  an agreement made to avoid a court case

Word by Word Definitions

settlementplay
  1. :  the act or process of settling

    :  an act of bestowing or giving possession under legal sanction

    :  the sum, estate, or income secured to one by such a settlement


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