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accommodate

verb [T]
 
 
/əˈkɒmədeɪt/
to have or provide the space that someone or something needs: The centre can accommodate up to 220 students. The airport simply doesn't have enough room to accommodate increased air traffic.
to give someone what they want or need: An employer has to accommodate the request of an employee not to work Sundays if there are other employees willing to switch shifts.
to consider and include something in a design or plan: To accommodate wheelchairs, all he had to do was widen the doorways.
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