Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Disposed or tending to accommodate, or to be accommodating; adaptive.

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  • adjective Supplying with or obliging; accommodating.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement
  • adjective tending to reconcile or accommodate; bringing into harmony
  • adjective helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation

Etymologies

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accommodate +‎ -ive

Examples

  • In a speech to Group of 20 finance officials in Paris, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke strongly rebutted critics who call his accommodative monetary policies inflationary.

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  • The ECB would continue its so-called accommodative policy to stimulate growth in Europe's economy by boosting the amount banks were allowed to lend, he said.

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  • 'In essence, this is what you'd call accommodative monetary policy i.e. accommodate the fiscal stimulus that the government will be launching,' she said.

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  • 'In essence, this is what you'd call accommodative monetary policy i.e. accommodate the fiscal stimulus that the government will be launching,' she said.

    FinanzNachrichten.de: Aktuelle Nachrichten

  • He said the ECB had done its part to support the economy through the three-year crisis and that its current policy remained "accommodative" but also "appropriate," in view of the absence of clear risks of either inflation or deflation.

    ECB's Stark Criticizes EU Deficit Plan

  • In central bank speak, you could say that Mr. Bernanke's operation is not "accommodative" when responding to Freedom of Information Act requests.

    Rare Fed Tightening

  • It also stressed that monetary conditions in Japan remain "accommodative," meaning interest rates are already low enough to stimulate corporate investment and spending.

    Bank of Japan Lowers

  • Jan. 6 Bloomberg -- The Bank of Korea said it's alert to the risk of domestic imbalances arising from "accommodative" monetary policy, after meeting to discuss the

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  • Malaysia cbank hikes rates to unwind crisis measures bank raises rates by 25 bps * Joins handful of global banks unwinding crisis rate cuts * Says policy to remain "accommodative" * Unlikely to prompt other c.

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  • (AFP) - Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday that "accommodative" monetary policies are still needed to sustain an economic recovery but

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