(=hold, have room for)
[+people] loger, recevoir
→ The school in Poldown was not big enough to accommodate all the children.
→ The cottage could comfortably accommodate up to five people.
The hotel can accommodate 50 people. L'hôtel peut recevoir cinquante personnes.
This car accommodates 4 people comfortably. On tient confortablement à 4 dans cette voiture.
→ Students are accommodated in homes nearby.
(=oblige, help) obliger
→ The bank appears to be accommodating its customers more than it used to.
→ He has never put an arm around his wife to accommodate photographers.
to accommodate sb's wishes réaliser les vœux de qn
→ She is anxious to accommodate the wishes of the bereaved with regard to the memorial.
to accommodate one's plans to sth adapter ses projets à qch
to accommodate o.s. to sth s'adapter à qch
→ Some animal and plant species cannot accommodate to the rapidly changing conditions ...
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