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Dissettlement Dis*set"tle*ment, n.
The act of unsettling, or the state of being unsettled.
Marriage settlementMarriage Mar"riage, n. [OE. mariage, F. mariage. See Marry,
1. The act of marrying, or the state of being married; legal
union of a man and a woman for life, as husband and wife;
Marriage is honorable in all. --Heb. xiii.
2. The marriage vow or contract. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
3. A feast made on the occasion of a marriage.
The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king
which made a marriage for his son. --Matt. xxii.
4. Any intimate or close union.
(a) The business of bringing about marriages.
(b) The payment made or demanded for the procurement of a
Marriage favors, knots of white ribbons, or bunches of
white flowers, worn at weddings.
Marriage settlement (Law), a settlement of property in
view, and in consideration, of marriage.
Syn: Matrimony; wedlock; wedding; nuptials.
Usage: Marriage, Matrimony, Wedlock. Marriage is
properly the act which unites the two parties, and
matrimony the state into which they enter. Marriage
is, however, often used for the state as well as the
act. Wedlock is the old Anglo-Saxon term for
Resettlement Re*set"tle*ment (-ment), n.
Act of settling again, or state of being settled again; as,
the resettlement of lees.
The resettlement of my discomposed soul. --Norris.
Unsettlement Un*set"tle*ment, n.
The act of unsettling, or state of being unsettled;
disturbance. --J. H. Newman.
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to: Human settlement
, a community where people
- archaeology, a settlement
or po****ted place
is a community
of people living
in a particular
place. The complexity
of a settlement
- The Settlement
to: The Settlement
(1984 film) The Settlement
(1999 film) The Settlement
, British Virgin
Islands, the main town on Anegada
- Israeli settlements
, also known
colonies, are civilian communities where Israeli citizens
live, almost exclusively
is a resolution between disputing parties about
case, reached either before
or after court action
begins. A collective settlement
- The Permanent Settlement
, also known
as the Permanent Settlement
of Bengal, was an agreement between
the East India Company
and Bengali landlords
in a structure refers
to the distortion
of a building
due to unequal compression
of its foundations; shrinkage, such...
- The Straits Settlements
were a group
of British territories located
Asia. Originally established
in 1826 as part of the territories
- An Urban settlement
is a concentrated settlement
that is part of an urban
area. It is an area with high density
of human-created structures. Muni****l...
- The definition
of a rural settlement depends
on the country, in some countries, a rural settlement
is any settlement
in the areas defined
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