Definition of resettlement noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌriːˈsetlmənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈsetlmənt//
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the act or process of helping people go and live in a new country or area; the act of going to live in a new country or area the resettlement of refugees a resettlement agency This process of settlement and resettlement along the banks of the river continued into the nineteenth century.