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Definition of accommodation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1accommodations [plural] somewhere to live or stay, often also providing food or other services Hotel accommodations are included in the price of your vacation package. deluxe accommodations
  2. 2[countable, uncountable] (formal) an agreement or arrangement between people or groups with different opinions that is acceptable to everyone; the process of reaching this agreement They were forced to reach an accommodation with the rebels. The two countries should be persuaded to reach some sort of mutual accommodation.
  3. 3[uncountable] (biology) the way that the eyes automatically adjust so that you can see objects at varying distances
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: accommodation