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accommodationnoun [U]

uk   /əˌkɒm.əˈdeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌkɑː.mə-/ mainly UK
B1 a ​place to ​live, ​work, ​stay, etc. in: There's a ​shortage of ​cheap accommodation (= ​places to ​live). We have first and second ​class accommodation (= ​seats) on this ​flight.

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accommodationnoun

uk   /əˌkɒməˈdeɪʃən/
[U] UK ( US accommodations [plural]) PROPERTY a ​place in which to ​live, ​work, ​stay, etc.: The ​cost, ​includingflights, accommodation, and ​meals, was €100,000. temporary accommodation luxury accommodations.
[C or U] a ​satisfactoryarrangement between ​people who ​disagree about something: come to/find/reach an accommodation I ​thought we could come to an accommodation about what is a ​reasonable use of the ​site, but all we heard was "No, I don't ​negotiate".
[S] mainly US FINANCE a ​loan that is made temporarily to someone who ​needsmoney quickly, in ​order to give them ​time to make a ​formalarrangement for a ​loan
(Definition of accommodation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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