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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resettlement, relocationnoun

    the transportation of people (as a family or colony) to a new settlement (as after an upheaval of some kind)


  1. resettlementnoun

    the transportation of a group of people to a new settlement

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Resettlementnoun

    Etymology: from resettle.

    To the quieting of my passions, and the resettlement of my discomposed soul, I consider that grief is the most absurd of all the passions. John Norris, Miscellanies.

    Some roll their cask to mix it with the lees, and, after a resettlement, they rack it. John Mortimer, Husbandry.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resettlementnoun

    act of settling again, or state of being settled again; as, the resettlement of lees


  1. Resettlement

    Resettlement in Newfoundland and Labrador terms was an organized approach to centralize the population into growth areas. Three attempts of resettlement were thrust upon outport residents and whole communities between 1954 and 1975 which resulted in the abandonment of 300 communities and nearly 30,000 people moved. Government's attempt of resettlement has been viewed as one of the most controversial government programs of the post-Confederation Newfoundland and Labrador.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resettlement in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resettlement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of resettlement in a Sentence

  1. Ana Fontal:

    Offering resettlement can mean the difference between life and death, eU countries must seize the opportunity to express greater solidarity and significantly increase their role in providing protection.

  2. Ira Mehlman:

    We’re coming to an age where Linda Hartke have so many failed United States around the world on multiple levels – politically, socially, economically, it’s going to be impossible to address these problems through mass resettlement. He said that globally, we have to reconsider how we go about dealing with the new reality.

  3. Michael McCaul:

    This bill will rein in the Administration’s refugee resettlement plans and give Congress more control over the process.

  4. Mike Pompeo:

    Since 1975, The United States has accepted more than 3.3 million refugees for permanent resettlement - more than any other country in the world.

  5. John Reid:

    Irregular migration flows pose particular challenges to a managed and equitable system of migration, australia's strong border protection measures have played a key role in enabling the government to maintain meaningful and significant humanitarian resettlement and assistance programs.

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    of surpassing excellence
    • A. victimised
    • B. hatched
    • C. whirring
    • D. brilliant

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