settlement

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈset.l.mənt/
  • SAMPA: /"sEt.l.m@nt/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
settlement

Plural
settlements

  1. A settlement is a small, new colony; a new place for people to live.
  2. A settlement is a decision made to fix and end a legal argument between two people.
  3. Settlement is when people are settling someplace, that is moving to it
  4. Settlement is what happens when a building falls into the ground very very slowly.