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n. housing; residence; lodging; adjustment; arrangement

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Accommodation may refer to:
  • dwelling
  • A place of temporary lodging
  • Reasonable accommodation, a legal doctrine protecting religious minorities
  • Accommodation (religion), a theological principle linked to divine revelation within the Christian church
  • Accommodation (law), a term used in United States contract law
  • Accommodation (eye), the process by which the eye increases optical power to maintain a clear image (focus) on an object as it draws near
  • Accommodation in psychology, the process by which existing mental structures and behaviors are modified to adapt to new experiences according to Jean Piaget, in the learning broader theory of Constructivism
  • Accommodations, a technique for education-related disabilities in special education services
  • Communication accommodation theory, the process by which people change their language behavior to be more or less similar to that of the people with whom they are interacting
  • Accommodation, a linguistics term meaning grammatical acceptance of unstated values as in accommodation of presuppositions
  • Biblical accommodation, the adaptation of text from the Bible to signify ideas different from those originally expressed
  • PS Accommodation was a pioneer Canadian steamboat built by John Molson

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1. making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
(synonym) adjustment, fitting
(hypernym) improvement, betterment, advance
(hyponym) shakedown
(derivation) suit, accommodate, fit
2. a settlement of differences; "they reached an accommodation with Japan"
(hypernym) settlement
(hyponym) modus vivendi
(derivation) accommodate, reconcile, conciliate
3. in the theories of Jean Piaget: the modification of internal representations in order to accommodate a changing knowledge of reality
(hypernym) developmental learning
(derivation) accommodate, reconcile, conciliate
4. living quarters provided for public convenience; "overnight accommodations are available"
(hypernym) living quarters, quarters
(hyponym) Cabin class, second class
(derivation) lodge, accommodate
5. the act of providing something (lodging or seat or food) to meet a need
(hypernym) aid, assist, assistance, help
(hyponym) service
(derivation) lodge, accommodate
6. (physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the lens of the eye
(hypernym) alteration, modification, adjustment
(hyponym) readjustment
(classification) physiology

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nf. accommodation, housing, lodging; arrangement

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n. ubytování; v podnájmu; akomodace

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