Definition of accommodative in US English:

accommodative

adjective

  • See accommodate

    • ‘And Alan Greenspan is extremely accommodative.’
    • ‘In the first phase this is likely to be relatively accommodative; however in the second phase, when companies have had the chance to gain experience, the allocations are likely to be more restrictive.’
    • ‘The approach was accommodative and reconciliatory.’
    • ‘Susilo said that the new draft of the emergency law will be far more accommodative and responsive to human rights values, the prerequisite in any democratic country.’
    • ‘The European Central Bank should maintain a ‘very accommodative stance’ and certainly not raise interest rates any time soon, Cotis said.’
    • ‘Well, I think we have been very loose with these people, we have been accommodative with them right now.’
    • ‘Now that the employment numbers show a decisive upward move and we need no longer maintain a policy stance designed to counter deflation, the worry is that interest rate policy is too accommodative and that the economy needs to slow.’
    • ‘The Fed said recently that monetary policy can be accommodative for some time.’
    • ‘Their accommodative nature is now fuelling inflation levels.’
    • ‘The Federal Reserve said in a statement that its monetary policy ‘remains accommodative,’ suggesting that it would raise the rate further.’
    • ‘Post-operative physiotherapy has to be accommodative to let muscles heal.’
    • ‘Thus the Fed, far from maintaining its accommodative mode, is poised to raise rates at the end of this month.’
    • ‘Markets are coming to grips with the fact that accommodative US monetary policy has not only helped produce a solid recovery but has rekindled inflation, he said.’
    • ‘In the first phase this has proved to be relatively accommodative; however, in the second phase when companies have had the chance to gain experience, the allocations are likely to be more restrictive.’
    • ‘Earlier on Sunday, US Treasury Secretary John Snow called on Europe to adopt ‘more accommodative monetary and fiscal policies‘.’
    • ‘I know I have to be very natural and accommodative and appeal to the interviewee as a commoner and not a film star’.’
    • ‘Dookeran said T & T's current monetary policy stance of being reactive and accommodative was full of risk and might even open up the issue as to the vulnerability of our banking sector.’
    • ‘‘The stance of monetary policy remains accommodative and conditions in financial markets appear supportive of an increased pace of activity,’ he said.’
    • ‘This phrase was replaced with a statement that the Fed would be patient in removing its accommodative monetary policy.’
    • ‘THE FED HAS TAKEN POLICY from restrictive to accommodative in less than five months, providing stimulus that will begin to hit the economy this fall, not to mention the coming impact from tax cuts.’

Pronunciation

accommodative

/əˈkɑməˌdeɪdɪv//əˈkäməˌdādiv/