settlement

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settlement(
seh
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duhl
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muhnt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (agreement)
a. el acuerdo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Despite the good work of the mediator, we could not reach a settlement.A pesar del buen trabajo del mediador, no pudimos llegar a un acuerdo.
2. (village)
a. el poblado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
My friend grew up in a small settlement near the coast.Mi amigo creció en un pequeño poblado cercano a la costa.
b. el asentamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The earliest Spanish settlements in America were located in the Antilles islands.Los primeros asentamientos españoles en América se ubicaron en las islas Antillas.
3. (legal)
a. la resolución
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
An out-of-court settlement would be beneficial for both parties.Una resolución extrajudicial sería beneficiosa para las dos partes.
4. (act of establishing residency)
a. el asentamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The settlement of migrant populations in this region is increasing.El asentamiento de poblaciones migrantes en esta región está incrementando.
b. el establecimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The governor is supporting the settlement of new communities in rural areas.El gobernador apoya el establecimiento de nuevas comunidades en zonas rurales.
c. la colonización
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I'm reading a history book about the discovery and settlement of the new world.Estoy leyendo un libro de historia acerca del descubrimiento y colonización del nuevo mundo.
5. (payment)
a. el pago
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I finally agreed on a settlement of a thousand dollars with my insurance company.Finalmente acordé con mi aseguradora el pago de mil dólares por mi reclamo.
b. la liquidación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I need to send a check in settlement of my hospital bill.Necesito enviar un cheque para la liquidación de mi cuenta en el hospital.
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settlement
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of problem, dispute)
a. la resolución
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (commerce)
a. la liquidación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(of account, debt)
to reach a settlementllegar a un acuerdo
3. (town, village; recently built)
a. el asentamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
4. (in isolated area)
a. el poblado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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settlement [ˈsetlmənt]
noun
1 (payment) [of claim, bill, debt] liquidación (f); (dowry) dote (f)
please find enclosed my cheque in full settlement of ... adjunto le remito el talón a cuenta de la total liquidación de ...
2 (agreement) acuerdo (m)
to reach a settlement llegar a un acuerdo; to secure a peace settlement alcanzar un acuerdo de paz
3 (colony, village) colonia (f); poblado (m); (archaeological site) asentamiento (m)
4 (act of settling persons) establecimiento (m); [of land] colonización (f)
5 (Jur) (sum of money)
she accepted an out-of-court settlement of £4000 aceptó una compensación de 4000 libras a cambio de no seguir adelante con el juicio
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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