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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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31) Zhemukhov provides a new typology of Circassian movements: nationalists, sovereigntists (unification of the Circassians as a single autonomous region within Russia), culturalist (development of culture and language inside the regions where they live), accommodationists (local political elites incorporated into the Russian state policy), and centrists.
and accommodationists on his right and black nationalists on his left.
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.
Washington or George Schuyler, were really just accommodationists, cowards, or opportunists.
Conversely, accommodationists reason that the government is not prohibited from permitting some aid or accommodating the needs of children under the so-called "Child Benefit Test" or from accommodating the religious preferences of parents who send their children to public schools.
Dunn rejected all legislative efforts by accommodationists to fund religion.
The election of a new government, whose minister of foreign affairs, Avigdor Lieberman, is viewed by many as a racist demagogue, is another indicator that the ranks of the accommodationists within Israel are shrinking.
It seems to me that the Religious Right folks and the accommodationists of the world do not understand this.
Since both Jewish separationists and evangelical accommodationists seek what is right, I believe it is vital to find a way to reconcile the two sets of concerns without undermining either.
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).
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.