receptionist Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"receptionist" in British English

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receptionistnoun [C]

uk   us   /rɪˈsep.ʃən.ɪst/
A2 a ​person who ​works in a ​place such as a ​hotel, ​office, or ​hospital, who ​welcomes and ​helpsvisitors and ​answers the ​phone
(Definition of receptionist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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)

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receptionistnoun [C]

uk   us   /rɪˈsepʃənɪst/
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)
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