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  ( settings    plural  )
1       n-count   A particular setting is a particular place or type of surroundings where something is or takes place.  
usu with supp, oft N for n  
Rome is the perfect setting for romance...     
2       n-count   A setting is one of the positions to which the controls of a device such as a cooker, stove, or heater can be adjusted.  
You can boil the fish fillets on a high setting.     
3       n-count   A table setting is the complete set of equipment that one person needs to eat a meal, including knives, forks, spoons, and glasses.  

You use jet-setting to describe people who are rich and successful and who have a luxurious lifestyle.      adj   ADJ n  
...the international jet-setting elite.     
place setting        ( place settings    plural  )
1       n-count   A place setting is an arrangement of knives, forks, spoons, and glasses that has been laid out on a table for the use of one person at a meal.  
2       n-count   A place setting of china or of knives, forks, and spoons is a complete set of all the things that one person might use at a meal.  
A seven-piece place setting costs about £45.     
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training or Intensive Care in out hospital Intensive care setting
Medical term; See also Mobile Intensive Care Unit
patient in prehospital setting in Profound Coma or in Cardiac Arrest that could be a Donor afer hospital verification of cerebral death and none contraindications
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