Accommodation

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Accommodation may refer to:

  • A dwelling
  • A place of temporary lodging
  • Accommodation (religion), a theological principle linked to divine revelation within the Christian church
  • Accommodation (law), a term used in United States contract law
  • Accommodation (eye), the process by which the eye increases optical power to maintain a clear image (focus) on an object as it draws near
  • Accommodation in psychology, the process by which existing mental structures and behaviors are modified to adapt to new experiences according to Jean Piaget, in the learning broader theory of Constructivism
  • Accommodations, a technique for education-related disabilities in special education services
  • Communication accommodation theory, the process by which people change their language behavior to be more or less similar to that of the people with whom they are interacting
  • Accommodation, a linguistics term meaning grammatical acceptance of unstated values as in accommodation of presuppositions
  • Biblical accommodation, the adaptation of text from the Bible to signify ideas different from those originally expressed
  • PS Accommodation was a pioneer Canadian steamboat built by John Molson

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