act of deciding or arranging sth;agreement
the place where they have settled
(document stating the) terms on which money or property is given to sb;money or property given in this way
"the American colony in Paris"
"the British colonization of America"
"they 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"
The bridges would not be affected by any settlement of the approach embankments.
出自： L. T. C. Rolt