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Definition of Accommodation

Accommodation

  1. The act of fitting or adapting, or the state of being fitted or adapted; adaptation; adjustment; -- followed by to.
  2. Willingness to accommodate; obligingness.
  3. Whatever supplies a want or affords ease, refreshment, or convenience; anything furnished which is desired or needful; -- often in the plural; as, the accommodations -- that is, lodgings and food -- at an inn.
  4. An adjustment of differences; state of agreement; reconciliation; settlement.
  5. The application of a writer's language, on the ground of analogy, to something not originally referred to or intended.
  6. A loan of money.
  7. An accommodation bill or note.

Accommodation Quotations

Every acquisition of accommodation becomes material for assimilation, but assimilation always resists new accommodations.
Jean Piaget

Successful design is not the achievement of perfection but the minimization and accommodation of imperfection.
Henry Petroski

The public thinks that homelessness is about not having any accommodation to go to.
Iain Duncan Smith

I got live tweeted once by someone who was opposite my home in some rented accommodation. He was actually describing on twitter what I was doing. 'I took a shirt off, I went to the window, I put a shirt back on... ' And I've got blinds in my flat!
Benedict Cumberbatch

When Johnson decided to fight for passage of the law John F. Kennedy had put before Congress in June 1963 banning segregation in places of public accommodation, he believed he was taking considerable political risks.
Robert Dallek
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Accommodation Translations

accommodation in Afrikaans is afspraak, woning
accommodation in Danish is lejlighed, samtykke, indbo
accommodation in Dutch is aanpassing
accommodation in French is disposition, construction, arrangement, compromis
accommodation in German is Quartier, Unterkunft, Versorgung, Unterbringung
accommodation in Italian is aggiustamento, rifornimento, alloggiamento
accommodation in Norwegian is avtale
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