Examples of settlement in a Sentence
I got the house in the divorce settlement.
The parties have not been able to reach a settlement in the case.
We were hoping for a quick settlement of the dispute between the neighbors.
English settlements in North America.
This was the island's first colonial settlement.
They came upon the ruins of an ancient settlement.
Recent Examples of settlement from the Web
Funds that victims receive as part of a settlement would no longer be taxable income.
No word of the settlement was uttered in court Friday.
In March of this year, Louisville Metro Council members voted to repeal the provision as part of a settlement with the two operators.
The Gruppioni case was headed to trial before the settlement was reached.
Victims’ attorney Jeff Anderson said the settlement was reached with the survivors and the archdiocese and includes accountability measures.
After a settlement was reached, the case was dismissed by agreement of both parties in February 2017, court records show.
Victims' attorney Jeff Anderson said the settlement was reached with the victims and the archdiocese and includes accountability measures.
Victims’ attorney Jeff Anderson said the settlement was reached with the victims and the archdiocese and includes accountability measures.
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SETTLEMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of settlement for English Language Learners
: a formal agreement or decision that ends an argument or dispute; also : an amount of money that someone receives as part of such an agreement
: the act or process of settling an argument or disagreement
: the act of paying back money that is owed
SETTLEMENT Defined for Kids
Definition of settlement for Students
- the settlement of New England
legal Definition of settlement
- the states finally agreed upon a settlement and a consent decree
- —W. J. Brennan, Jr.
- entered into a property settlement prior to the divorce
- if the monetary limits of a defendant's insurance policy can be discovered in order to obtain reasonable settlements
- —J. H. Friedenthal et al.
- settlement costs
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