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One that compromises with or adapts to the viewpoint of the opposition.

ac·com′mo·da′tion·ist adj.


(əˌkɒm əˈdeɪ ʃə nɪst)

1. a person who adapts to the opinions or behavior of the opposition or the majority.
2. of or characteristic of such a person.
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After Ricci's death in 1610, the struggle between the Catholic Europeanists and the Chinese accommodationists intensified, causing the Jesuit superior general in Rome to send Andre Palmeiro of Portugal to Asia in 1617 to resolve this dispute.
58) The Seventh Circuit's attempt to draw a connection between the endorsement test and the coercion test, essentially unifying them, may have added a level of cohesion between the two tests, but it does not resolve the tension between the Establishment Clause and the Free Exercise Clause that is the concern of accommodationists.
The result is an impious version of one of the best fiction stories produced by Western culture that will delight all Freethinkers, Secular Humanists, and Atheists/nontheists who are not radical accommodationists.
Accommodationists argue that a rational Iran can be contained.
Washington or George Schuyler, were really just accommodationists, cowards, or opportunists.
Textualism inexorably radicalizes itself as textualists gradually realize that their axiom compels them to reject moderating influences, such as the "absurd results exception," that accommodationists claim bring interpretive methods together.
It seems to me that the Religious Right folks and the accommodationists of the world do not understand this.
S'il reprend a ce propos la distinction habituellement faite par les historiens du judaisme nord-americain entre << accommodationists >> (plus ouverts aux changements) et << resisters >> (plus farouchement attaches a la preservation de l'orthodoxie), il souligne avec justesse l'importance de transcender cette dichotomie pour rendre compte de la complexite des schemas de participation et d'integration des Juifs orthodoxes au sein des societes americaine et montrealaise.
Today Baptist advocates for religious liberty fall into at least two categories: separatists who deny any government assistance to religion and accommodationists who accept any government support of religion that does not privilege one faith over others (179-181).
58) The Baptist Joint Committee provided a history of the creation and development of the Establishment Clause as a separationist history to fight against what they considered the skewed revised histories provided by the accommodationists.
But because we now have Tiger Woods, LeBron James, Oprah Winfrey, Condoleezza Rice and Barack Obama, many may have thought that the accommodationists have won this struggle.
This is also why those who support more institutional religious involvement in public policy (called accommodationists for want of a better word) tend to favor removing federal court jurisdiction over some church-state issues, hoping to shift resolution of the disputes to more conservative state legislatures.