Settle or cause to settle in a different place: [with object]: they offered to resettle 300,000 refugees [no object]: 144,000 East Germans had resettled in West Germany
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- The two women were waiting to be resettled in a third country as they were considered to be in danger.
- Today, such a claim would be considered frivolous under the Firm Resettlement Law, which renders claims of asylum irrelevant for aliens who resettle in a third country.
- Since August 1999, it has assisted 429 women and girls, repatriating most and helping one to resettle in a third country.
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