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settlement

noun

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an arrangement about action to be taken
  • eventually reached a peace settlement

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The first known use of settlement was in 1648

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“Settlement.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/settlement. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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