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

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receptiveadjective

uk   us   /rɪˈsep.tɪv/
C2 willing to ​listen to and ​accept new ​ideas and ​suggestions: The ​government is not receptive to the ​idea of a Freedom of Information Act.
receptiveness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/ (also receptivity )
(Definition of receptive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"receptive" in American English

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receptiveadjective

 us   /rɪˈsep·tɪv/
willing to ​listen to and ​accept new ​ideas and ​suggestions: I ​think you’re more receptive to new ​ideas when you’re ​younger.
(Definition of receptive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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