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prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor affaire d'honneur , duel
someone with the power to settle matters at will arbiter , supreme authority
dispute, to settle or resolve arbitrate , conciliate , mediate
settle differences between other people arbitrate , conciliate , mediate , moderate
(law) the hearing and determination of a dispute by an impartial referee agreed to by both parties (often used to settle disputes between labor and management) arbitration
nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada Canada
secure or settle clinch
body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government colony , settlement
quarrel, to settle or end a compose , conciliate , determine , reconcile
settle or adjust compose , determine , reconcile
litigation to settle custody of the children of a divorced couple custody battle
someone who leaves one country to settle in another emigrant , emigre , emigree , outgoer
migration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another) emigration , expatriation , out-migration
settle securely ensconce , entrench
rate at which red blood cells settle out in a tube of blood under standardized conditions; a high rate usually indicates the presence of inflammation erythrocyte sedimentation rate , ESR , sedimentation rate , sed rate
radioactive particles that settle to the ground after a nuclear explosion fallout , radioactive dust
person who comes to a country where they were not born in order to settle there immigrant
migration into a place (especially migration to a country of which you are not a native in order to settle there) immigration , in-migration
quarrel, to try to settle intercede
court established to settle disputes between members of the United Nations International Court of Justice , World Court
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