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reception

noun [C] (WELCOME)   /rɪˈsep·ʃən/
the way in which people react to something or someone: The proposed jail has received a cool / lukewarm reception from local residents . American musicians found a warm reception in Europe in the 1960s. A reception is also a formal party : a cocktail / wedding reception
(Definition of reception noun (WELCOME) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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