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This page is about the noun "accommodation", which can be both countable and uncountable

accommodation → uncountable

Meaning: a place to live in or stay at

Example sentence: Cheap accommodation is getting difficult to find in this town.

accommodation → countable

Meaning: an agreement between opposing people or organisations

Example sentence: The fighting stopped after the government and the rebels reached an accommodation.

Note: In American English, the plural noun "accommodations" is used instead of "accommodation" to mean "a place to live in or stay at".

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "accommodation" uncountable?

a. The workers and the company still haven't reached an accommodation.

b. Does the company provide any accommodation for the workers?

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Contributor: Matt Errey