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Accommodation may refer to:

  • Accommodation (in British usage) or accommodations (in American usage), lodging in a dwelling or similar living quarters afforded to travellers in hotels or on cruise ships, or prisoners, etc.
  • 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
  • Classroom accommodations under an Individualized Education Program
  • Communication Accommodation Theory, the process by which people change their language behaviour 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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Accommodation can mean:

  • Accommodation (in British usage) or accommodations (in American usage) is lodging in a house or similar living quarters that are given to travellers in hotels or on cruise ships, or prisoners, etc.
  • Accommodation (religion), a theological principle linked to divine revelation within the Christian church
  • Accommodation (law), a term used in United States contract law
    • Accommodation Bill, a bill of exchange
  • Accommodation (eye), the sense in ophthalmology
  • Accommodation (physiology), process of changes in bodily function due to repeated exposure to drugs or toxins
  • Accommodation (psychology), the process by which existing mental structures and behaviors are modified to adapt to new experiences according to Jean Piaget (see also assimilation)
  • Communication Accommodation Theory, the process by which people change their language behaviour to be more or less similar to that of the people with whom they are interacting.
  • Accommodation is a linguistics term meaning grammatical acceptance of unstated values as in Accommodation of presuppositions
  • Biblical Accommodation is the adaptation of text from the Bible to signify ideas different from those originally expressed.
  • Accommodation (education) are modifications made in the classroom to assist a child with a disability


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