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accommodationist

Line breaks: ac¦com|mo¦da¦tion|ist
Pronunciation: /əkɒməˈdeɪʃ(ə)nɪst
 
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Definition of accommodationist in English:

noun

US
A person or political group that seeks compromise with an opposing point of view.
Example sentences
  • Black accommodationists believed that by persuading ordinary blacks to accept their exploitation and keeping them out of the ‘white man's union’ they could create space for their own progress within the confines of a segregated South.
  • This journal began by trying to steer a compromise between accommodationists and radicals.
  • Suggestions about how to resolve this impasse fall into three main categories, which I shall call the extremist, the idealist and the accommodationist.

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