Meaning of “receptionist” in the English Dictionary

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"receptionist" in American English

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receptionistnoun [ C ]

us /rɪˈsep·ʃə·nɪst/

a person who works in an office, store, or hotel, helping visitors or giving information

(Definition of “receptionist” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"receptionist" in Business English

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receptionistnoun [ C ]

uk /rɪˈsepʃənɪst/ us

HR, WORKPLACE a person who works in a hotel, office, etc., who answers the phone and helps guests or visitors when they arrive:

When you get here, the receptionist will direct you to my office.

(Definition of “receptionist” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)