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|part of speech:
||the act or process of receiving or obtaining something.
His reception of that ball was amazing.
||an act or process of receiving people.
All the guests received a cordial reception.
||a social function at which guests are received.
a wedding reception
- similar words:
||the receiving of electromagnetic signals such as those of radio or television, or the quality of such signals.
||(chiefly British) the place where one reports one's arrival and is greeted at a hotel or office, or at a large function; reception desk.
||(chiefly British) the area surrounding or in front of a reception desk which is designed for waiting and meeting people; lobby.
||acceptance, affair, completion, hospitality, tune, welcome