Settlement facts for kids

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Settlement may refer to:

  • Human settlement, a place where people live
    • Illegal settlement, a settlement built in a violation of some law
    • Urban settlement, a settlement in an urban area
    • Rural settlement, a settlement in a rural area
  • 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
  • Settlement (litigation), an agreement or resolution of a dispute



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