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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The act of providing something (lodging or seat or food) to meet a need. Also: An adaptation or adjustment.

Usage examples (39)
  • Often it appears that in this life of experience and accommodation we pay just as dearly for our triumphs as we do for our defeats.
  • They reached an accommodation with Japan
  • The term accommodation, while it has a limited field of application in biology, has a wide and varied use in sociology.
  • The term accommodation, as has been noted, developed as a differentiation within the field of the biological concept of adaptation. for more
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