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receive

verb [T]  us   /rɪˈsiv/

receive verb [T] (GET)

to get or be given something: She received a letter from her son. I’ll receive my bachelor’s degree in the spring. When a radio or television receives signals, it changes them into sounds or pictures.

receive verb [T] (WELCOME)

fml to welcome someone or something: The president received Fulbright cordially.
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