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(an instance of) making an agreement (about a dispute etc); (an instance of) payment (of a debt etc); (a statement of) property given to a person; (the establishment of) a community, group of homes etc

decision, conclusion

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1) (an instance of) the settlement of a dispute by each side giving up something it has asked for; settlement reached in this way (compromise)

2) a distant settlement (outpost)

SETTLEMENT as in Wiktionary
SETTLEMENT as in Wikipedia 
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