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settlement

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  • Settlement — may refer to:* Consolidation (soil), settlement in soil * Human settlement, permanent community where people live ** Israeli settlement, communities inhabited by Israeli Jews in territory that came under Israel s control as a result of the 1967… …   Wikipedia

  • Settlement — Set tle*ment, n. 1. The act of setting, or the state of being settled. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) Establishment in life, in business, condition, etc.; ordination or installation as pastor. [1913 Webster] Every man living has a design in his …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • settlement — noun Date: 1648 1. the act or process of settling 2. a. an act of bestowing or giving possession under legal sanction b. the sum, estate, or income secured to one by such a settlement 3. a. occupation by settlers b. a place or region newly… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Settlement (finance) — Settlement (of securities) is the process whereby securities or interests in securities are delivered, usually against payment, to fulfill contractual obligations, such as those arising under securities trades. This involves the delivery of… …   Wikipedia

  • Settlement school — Settlement schools are social reform institutions established in rural Appalachia in the early 20th century with the purpose of educating mountain children and improving their isolated rural communities. Settlement schools have played an… …   Wikipedia

  • Settlement date — is a securities industry term describing the date on which a trade (bonds, equities, foreign exchange, commodities etc) s. That is, the actual day on which transfer of cash or assets is completed.It is not necessarily the same as value date (when …   Wikipedia

  • Settlement risk — is the risk that a counterparty does not deliver a security or its value in cash as per agreement when the security was traded after the other counterparty or counterparties have already delivered security or cash value as per the trade agreement …   Wikipedia

  • Settlement (structural) — Settlement in a structure refers to the distortion or disruption of parts of a building due to either; unequal compression of its foundations, shrinkage such as that which occurs in timber framed buildings as the frame adjusts its moisture… …   Wikipedia

  • Settlement Music School (Philadelphia) — Settlement Music School is a music school in Philadelphia. Founded in 1908, is the largest community based school of the arts in the United States according to the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts. Settlement is dedicated to… …   Wikipedia

  • Settlement movement (Israel) — Settlement movement ( he. תנועת מיישבות) is a term used in Israel to describe national umbrella organisations for kibbutzim, moshavim, moshavim shitufiim, and communal settlements. It is not related to the term Israeli settlement, which denotes… …   Wikipedia

  • Settlement movement — For the organisations for kibbutzim and moshavim, see Settlement movement (Israel) The settlement movement was involved in the creation of settlement houses which offered social services often targeted towards the urban poor. The settlement… …   Wikipedia


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