accommodations


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ac·com·mo·da·tion

 (ə-kŏm′ə-dā′shən)
n.
1. The act of accommodating or the state of being accommodated; adjustment.
2. Something that meets a need; a convenience.
3. accommodations
a. Room and board; lodgings.
b. A seat, compartment, or room on a public vehicle.
4. Reconciliation or settlement of opposing views.
5. Physiology The automatic adjustment in the focal length of the lens of the eye to permit retinal focus of images of objects at varying distances.
6. A financial favor, such as a loan.

accommodations

(əˌkɒməˈdeɪʃənz)
pl n
US another name for accommodation1
Translations
ubytování
tilpasning
majoitus
smještaj
住む場所
숙박 시설
inkvartering
ที่พักอาศัย
chỗ ở

accommodations

سَكَن ubytování tilpasning Unterkunft στέγαση alojamiento majoitus logement smještaj alloggio 住む場所 숙박 시설 onderdak husrom kwatera alojamento помещение inkvartering ที่พักอาศัย kalacak yer chỗ ở 住宿
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It is rather from feeling how impossible it is, with all one's efforts, and all one's sacrifices, to make the accommodations on board such as women ought to have.
It is the only way," he added, seeing that the passenger was about to complain of the accommodations.
I have stated in the preface to the first Edition of this work, and in the Zoology of the Voyage of the Beagle, that it was in consequence of a wish expressed by Captain Fitz Roy, of having some scientific person on board, accompanied by an offer from him of giving up part of his own accommodations, that I volunteered my services, which received, through the kindness of the hydrographer, Captain Beaufort, the sanction of the Lords of the Admiralty.
Even these meager accommodations you cannot be sure that you will have in monopoly; you must take your chance of being stowed in with a lot of others.
No, she said; her house was large, and besides, she never put anybody to remove, that had lain in, till they were willing to go; and if she had more ladies offered, she was not so ill-beloved among her neighbours but she could provide accommodations for twenty, if there was occasion.
Better accommodations, he can promise them, and not a less grateful welcome than at Randalls.
Don Quixote was present at the entrance of the Judge with the young lady, and as soon as he saw him he said, "Your worship may with confidence enter and take your ease in this castle; for though the accommodation be scanty and poor, there are no quarters so cramped or inconvenient that they cannot make room for arms and letters; above all if arms and letters have beauty for a guide and leader, as letters represented by your worship have in this fair maiden, to whom not only ought castles to throw themselves open and yield themselves up, but rocks should rend themselves asunder and mountains divide and bow themselves down to give her a reception.
I reached London late last night, and drove to these lodgings, having written to secure accommodation beforehand.
Not only was the Hand-in-Hand inn crowded, but even the accommodation offered by the nearest town had proved barely sufficient to meet the public demand.
There was just the accommodation in her to sleep a man and a dog.
After I left school, I had the narrowest escape possible of intruding myself into another place of accommodation for distinguished people; in other words, I was very nearly being sent to college.
So much interest in the enterprise had been aroused, at home and abroad, by profuse advertising, that the whole accommodation of the building had been secured by travellers of all nations for the opening night.