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Settlement may refer to:

Human settlement expansion, squatting and colonization
Financial terms
  • Settlement (closing), as in a real estate closing with transfer of title deed to the buyer
  • Settlement (finance), the process of exchanging the consideration for financial instruments once a transaction has been executed
Legal terms
  • Settlement (litigation), an agreement or resolution of a dispute
  • Settlement under the Poor Law, a person's place of origin or later established residence, being the Parish responsible for the person if destitute
  • Settlement (trust), an instrument creating a trust
  • Structured settlement, a financial or insurance agreement involving a structure of periodic payments to pay a debt such as tax liability

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