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reception

re·cep·tion

reception

 
pronunciation:
rih sep shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of receiving or obtaining something.
His reception of that ball was amazing.
synonyms:
receipt
definition 2: an act or process of receiving people.
All the guests received a cordial reception.
synonyms:
welcome
definition 3: a social function at which guests are received.
a wedding reception
similar words:
function
definition 4: the receiving of electromagnetic signals such as those of radio or television, or the quality of such signals.
definition 5: (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.
definition 6: (chiefly British) the area surrounding or in front of a reception desk which is designed for waiting and meeting people; lobby.
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The word reception contains the following part:
cap1, cip, capt, cept, -ceive, -ceit Latin root that means to take, catch