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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.
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settle

To complete a securities transaction.
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"I'm 24 now and I've been out on loan five times, so I guess it's getting to the time now where I need to find a club, settle down and kick-on.
Do you think Perry and Bloom could be looking to settle down and start a family?
Pervez Khattak directed the officials of the provincial government to prepare a case to be taken up at a proper forum and he himself would plead the case at that forum to settle down the issue once for all.
Once they settle down, JC ready with his love nest for Bianca and their future family.
And unlike some other stars, the Egyptian hottie says he won't be leaving his home town anytime soon, so he'll be looking for an Egyptian woman to settle down with.
Collingwood, who is skipper of Durham's County Championship side, suffered the injury during the winter but surgery has been delayed until now to allow the inflammation to settle down.
"My knee will get better, it will settle down. I have been reassured by everyone." He added: "It has been a frustrating injury for me, to come back from my surgery and have it flare up again.
The mezzo-soprano said she was now getting ready for Christmas and was hoping the future might bring the chance to settle down.
It's no surprise then that the first single from the new album, 'Settle Down' addresses the hectic lives of Gwen and the other members of the band.
In the bohemian but welcoming confines of the Settle Down Cafe on Thornton Street (round the corner from the Tyne Theatre), where good cakes and coffee are guaranteed, you should find writers scribbling (old tech) or tapping (new tech).
"Normally it takes a couple of months to settle down but it's settling down pretty quickly."
The truth was that he wanted me to settle down with him.