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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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GIRL'S VIEW Cosmopolitan assistant editor Nina Ahmad IF a man or woman is thinking of having a final fling before settling down, they've got to think about what it will do to the other person involved.
I mean, I guess settling down just means not sleeping with everybody.
He scored a team-high 20 points and made four 3-pointers, but his value was in settling down CSUN's offense.
No-one wants to talk about settling down on the first date or booking the wedding after a month together.
London, February 10 (ANI): Lily Allen is reportedly keen on settling down and starting a family with beau Sam Cooper.
The Kings had just been eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs in late April, and now, Swede Mattias Norstrom was trying to win a world championship for his homeland before settling down for a quiet summer.
QI'M in my mid-30s and most of my friends are settling down and having families.
Colin, who has a two-year-old son from his fling with model Kim Bordenave, did try settling down once.
Leaders of the United Automobile Workers, who had been treating the confrontation in Flint as an emotional showdown over what they described as strikebreaking tactics by the automaker, began settling down Friday to discuss with GM how many jobs would be preserved at the two factories.
A SETTLING down because your friends are doing so is not a good idea.