Meaning of ACCOMMODATION in English


ac ‧ com ‧ mo ‧ da ‧ tion S2 W2 AC /əˌkɒməˈdeɪʃ ə n $ əˌkɑː-/ BrE AmE noun

1 . [uncountable] especially British English ( also accommodations American English ) a place for someone to stay, live, or work:

The price for the holiday includes flights and accommodation.

living accommodations for the crews

travel and hotel accommodations

rented accommodation

secure accommodation for young offenders

Universities have to provide student accommodation for first-year students.


In everyday English, people usually say somewhere to live/stay rather than accommodation :

She’s trying to find somewhere to live.

Have you found anywhere to stay yet?

2 . [singular, uncountable] formal an agreement between people or groups who have different views or opinions, that satisfies everyone:

We reached an accommodation between both parties.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.