accommodation

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 [əˌkɒməˈdeɪʃən]


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accommodation
Accommodation is where you live or stay, especially when you are on holiday or when you are staying somewhere for a short amount of time. In British English, accommodation is an uncountable noun. Don't talk about ‘accommodations’ or ‘an accommodation’.
There is plenty of student accommodation in Edinburgh.
We booked our flights and accommodation three months before our holiday.
Speakers of American English usually talk about accommodations.
The hotel provides cheap accommodations and good food.
Be careful
Don't talk about ‘an accommodation’ in either British English or American English. Don't say, for example, ‘I’m looking for an accommodation near the city centre'. Say ‘I’m looking for accommodation near the city centre' or in American English, ‘I’m looking for accommodations near the city centre'.
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