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settle

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settle as a colony

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settle as colonists or establish a colony (in)

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Colonisation is where bacteria are present on, or in, the body, but are causing no harm.
We identified a small increase in Serratia marcescen colonisation cases in July and we have been closely monitoring all colonisation cases.
La poursuite de la colonisation israelienne ruine tous les efforts de paix, que ce soient ceux du President (americain) Barack Obama ou ceux du President (francais) Nicolas Sarkozy", a t-il declare a l'AFP.
Dr Robinson added: "We will be sorry to see the statues go, but in a relatively short time we have been able to test some key ecological theories about the colonisations of communities on intertidal shores.
They are never normally found on sandy beaches such as Crosby but the hard surface of the sculptures has provided them with an ideal habitat for settlement as well as offering scientists an important insight into factors influencing colonisation.