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ACCOMODATION, com. law. That which is done by one merchant or other person for the convenience of some other, by accepting or endorsing his paper, or by lending him his notes or bills.
     2. In general the parties who have drawn, endorsed or accepted bills or other commercial paper for the accommodation, of others, are, while in the hands of a holder who received them before they became due, other than the person for whom the accomodation was given, responsible as if they had received full value. Chit. Bills, 90; 91. See 4 Cranch, 141; 1 Ham. 413; 7 John. 361; 15 John. 355, 17 John. 176; 9 Wend. 170; 2 Whart. 344; 5 Wend. 566; 8 Wend. 437; 2 Hill, S. C. 362; 10 Conn. 308; 6 Munfd. 381.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In 1999 an extension was built for toilets and a water storage compound,and he now wants to extend the premises further to provide a kitchen, store and accomodation for a caretaker.
Chief executive Ian Miller said it was excellent news for the staff, many of whom had had to put up with poor office accomodation far too long.
A FORMER Victorian coach house in Chester provides office accomodation in a recently modernised building.
"Kenny had given us the OK, and Peter was so happy with the move that he had even sorted out accomodation," he said.
"We don't have to like one another to reach agreement but we have to find an accomodation between Unionism and Nationalism."
"When you take the wages of the social workers, rent, heat and light for the accomodation and the cost of food, there won't be much change out of pounds 2,000 for each child.