Settlement vs Diktat - What's the difference?

settlement | diktat |


As nouns the difference between settlement and diktat

is that settlement is the state of being settled while diktat is a harsh penalty or settlement imposed upon a defeated party by the victor.

settlement

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The state of being settled.
  • A colony that is newly established; a place or region newly settled.
  • A community of people living together, such as a hamlet, village, town, or city.
  • (architecture) The gradual sinking of a building. Fractures or dislocations caused by settlement.
  • (finance) The delivery of goods by the seller and payment for them by the buyer, under a previously agreed trade or transaction or contract entered into.
  • (legal) A disposition of property, or the act of granting it.
  • (legal) A settled place of abode; residence; a right growing out of legal residence.
  • (legal) A resolution of a dispute.
  • Synonyms

    * (A resolution of a dispute) arrangement

    Hyponyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * settlement agreement

    diktat

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a harsh penalty or settlement imposed upon a defeated party by the victor
  • a dogmatic decree, especially issued by one who rules without popular consent
  • *2005 , Vitaly Naumkin, Radical Islam in Central Asia: Between Pen and Rifle , page 179
  • It should be noted that Saddam's power was held up by fear and diktat .

    See also

    * dictate ---- ==Serbo-Croatian==

    Noun

  • dictate
  • Declension

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