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reception

noun
 
 
/rɪˈsepʃən/
HOTEL/OFFICE [no plural] B1 the place in a hotel or office building where people go when they arrive: Ask for me at reception. a reception area/deskArrivals and departures
PARTY [C] B2 a formal party that is given to celebrate a special event or to welcome someone: a wedding reception Celebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
REACTION [no plural] the way people react to something or someone: We were given a very warm reception.Reacting and responding
RADIO/TV [U] the quality of a radio or television signalCommunicating by telephone
(Definition of reception from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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