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receptionistnoun [C]

uk   /rɪˈsep.ʃən.ɪst/ us   /rɪˈsep.ʃən.ɪst/
A2 a person who works in a place such as a hotel, office, or hospital, who welcomes and helps visitors and answers the phone
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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   /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)
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