Definition of settlor in English:


Syllabification: set·tlor
Pronunciation: /ˈsetl-ər, ˈsetlər


  • A person who makes a settlement, especially of a property.
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    • The defendant was to be the settlor of the trust, and the plaintiff would be the trustee.
    • The settlor, having established the trust has no power thereafter to amend.
    • Many jurisdictions will look through the trust and tax the settlor or beneficiaries directly.

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