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verb [transitive] accommodate pronunciation in American English /əˈkɑməˌdeɪt/
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present tense
present participleaccommodating
past tenseaccommodated
past participleaccommodated
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  1. 1
    to provide a place or room for someone to stay in
    Designed by an Italian architect, the hotel can accommodate 600 guests.
    The teams will be accommodated in luxury hotels.
    1. a.
      to provide enough space for something or someone
      The new office will easily accommodate 50 desks.
    2. b.
  2. 2
    formal to consider and include something when you are deciding what to do
    Your investment strategy has to be flexible enough to accommodate changes in the market.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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