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Settlement

The process in which a buyer makes payment and receives the agreed-upon good or service. This term is used on exchanges to indicate when a security actually changes hands, which often occurs several days after a trade is made. See also: Clearance.

settle

To complete a securities transaction.
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A transient allusion to a few characteristic instances, which mark the peculiar history of the Plymouth settlers, may properly supply the place of a narrative, which, to this auditory, must be superfluous.
The settlers of all the former European colonies had contented themselves with the powers conferred upon them by their respective charters, without looking beyond the seal of the royal parchment for the measure of their rights and the rule of their duties.
Another incident, from which we may derive occasion for important reflections, was the attempt of these original settlers to establish among them that community of goods and of labor, which fanciful politicians, from the days of Plato to those of Rousseau, have recommended as the fundamental law of a perfect republic.
There goes a man to the sea-shore, with a spade and a bucket, to dig a mess of clams, which were a principal article of food with the first settlers.
How sad is the thought," observed Clara, "that one of the first things which the settlers had to do, when they came to the New World, was to set apart a burial-ground
Settlers possess a great advantage in finding their sons of service when very young.
Pasture everywhere is so thin that settlers have already pushed far into the interior: moreover, the country further inland becomes extremely poor.
Settler violence includes property and mosque arsons, stone-throwing, uprooting of crops and olive trees, attacks on vulnerable homes, among others.
Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settler activity in the Northern West Bank, told Ma'an news agency that a group of settlers from the illegal Yizhar settlement sprayed anti-Palestinian graffiti on the school.
Israeli settler Sunday at noon has run over Palestinian citizen near the Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron.
They recorded a 39% increase in incidents of settler violence from 2010 (with an average of 2.
As this year's olive harvest sends Palestinian families across all of historic Palestine out to their olive trees, a new nonviolent resistance group called Refusing to Die In Silence is patrolling the West Bank, protecting harvesters from increased settler violence.