accommodation
noun
1 (BrE) place for sb to live/stay
ADJECTIVE
comfortable, decent, good, suitable
inadequate, poor, substandard
excellent, luxurious
overnight, temporary

The family is staying in temporary accommodation until their house is rebuilt.

permanent
free
private, rented

She lived on her own in rented accommodation.

holiday, hotel
living, residential
sleeping
bed-and-breakfast
furnished
sheltered

Many old people choose to live in sheltered accommodation.

secure

We need more secure accommodation for young prisoners.

student
VERB + ACCOMMODATION
have

The council should be able to help families who have no accommodation.

look for, seek
find, get, secure
offer (sb), provide (sb with)

It is the duty of the local community to provide accommodation for the homeless.

ACCOMMODATION + NOUN
costs
PREPOSITION
in accommodation
2 accommodations (AmE) place for sb to live/stay, often providing food, etc.
ADJECTIVE
overnight, sleeping
guest, hotel, tourist
living
public
comfortable, de luxe, luxurious, luxury, upscale
VERB + ACCOMMODATIONS
offer (sb), provide (sb with)

The boat provides reasonable overnight accommodations for four adults.

arrange, book

You should book your travel accommodations and flights quickly.

3 satisfactory arrangement
VERB + ACCOMMODATION
come to (esp. BrE), make, reach, work out
seek
PREPOSITION
accommodation between

Some accommodation between conservation and tourism is essential.

accommodation to

accommodation to the harsh circumstances of rural life

accommodation with

They were forced to reach an accommodation with the rebels.


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