Definition of Resettlement

1. Noun. The transportation of people (as a family or colony) to a new settlement (as after an upheaval of some kind).

Exact synonyms: Relocation
Generic synonyms: Conveyance, Transfer, Transferral, Transport, Transportation
Derivative terms: Relocate, Relocate, Resettle



Definition of Resettlement

1. n. Act of settling again, or state of being settled again; as, the resettlement of lees.

Definition of Resettlement

1. Noun. the transportation of a group of people to a new settlement ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Resettlement

1. settlement [n -S] - See also: settlement

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Resettlement

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Literary usage of Resettlement

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1. Hidden in Plain View: Refugees Living Without Protection in Nairobi and Kampala by Alison Parker, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (2002)
"Once an individual living in an urban area has been recognized as a refugee, he or she may raise the need for resettlement with UNHCR, or in the case of ..."

2. Socioeconomic Renovation in Viet Nam: The Origin, Evolution, and Impact of by Peter Boothroyd, Xuân Nam Phạm (2000)
"resettlement compensation by relocation in apartment buildings: Ho Chi Minh City This is a case study of the resettlement of 26 households who purchased ..."

3. Socioeconomic Renovation in Viet Nam: The Origin, Evolution, and Impact of by Peter Boothroyd, Xuân Nam Phạm (2000)
"In the first stage of the resettlement program designed to improve the river flow and ameliorate the living condition of the poor, 91 households received ..."

4. Divide and Rule: State-Sponsored Ethnic Violence in Kenya by Binaifer Nowrojee, Bronwen Manby, Human Rights Watch (Organization), Africa Watch Committee (1993)
"Following her return to Nairobi, she announced the creation of an organization called the Tribal Clashes resettlement Volunteer Service ..."

5. Key and Elphinstone's Compendium of Precedents in Conveyancing by Thomas Key, Howard Warburton Elphinstone (1899)
"usea of resettlement. Variations where additional property is settled As to overreaching clause in resettlement. powers incident to the sd life eate or wch ..."

6. Bulletin by Public Ownership League of America (1922)
"CALIFORNIA The resettlement Franchise Law. By an act approved May 22, 1917, the legislature of California made provision for the resettlement of franchise ..."

7. Evil Days: Thirty Years of War and Famine in Ethiopia by Alexander De Waal (1991)
"1 In the domestic Ethiopian media, the resettlement program was presented as the relief program — the two were synonymous. As well as drought relief, ..."

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