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accommodation

  

      n  
1    lodging or board and lodging  
2    adjustment, as of differences or to new circumstances; adaptation, settlement, or reconciliation  
3    something fulfilling a need, want, etc.; convenience or facility  
4      (Physiol)   the automatic or voluntary adjustment of the thickness of the lens of the eye for far or near vision  
5    willingness to help or oblige  
6      (Commerce)   a loan, usually made as an act of favour by a bank before formal credit arrangements are agreed  


accommodation address  
      n   an address on letters, etc., to a person or business that does not wish or is not able to receive post at a permanent or actual address  
accommodation bill  
      n     (Commerce)   a bill of exchange cosigned by a guarantor: designed to strengthen the acceptor's credit  
accommodation ladder  
      n     (Nautical)   a flight of stairs or a ladder for lowering over the side of a ship for access to and from a small boat, pier, etc.  
accommodation platform   , rig  
      n   a platform or semisubmersible rig specially built or adapted to act as living accommodation for offshore personnel in the oil industry  
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