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resettle

Syllabification: re·set·tle
Pronunciation: /rēˈsedl
 
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Definition of resettle in English:

verb

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
More example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

resettlement

1
noun
Example sentences
  • The post-war resettlements involved the biggest exercise in reshaping European political geography ever undertaken.
  • What plans does the Government have to improve reintegration and resettlement of prisoners once they are released?
  • Based upon this criterion, the rate of resettlement is just 5 percent.

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