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Noun: reception  ri'sep-shun
  1. The manner in which something is greeted
    "she did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors";
    - response
  2. A formal party of people; as after a wedding
  3. Quality or fidelity of a received broadcast
  4. The act of receiving
    - receipt
  5. (American football) the act of catching a pass in football
    "the tight end made a great reception on the 20 yard line"
  6. [Brit] A counter (as in a hotel) where guests are received
    - reception desk

Derived forms: receptions

Type of: acquiring, broadcasting, catch, counter, getting, grab, greeting, party, salutation, snap, snatch

Encyclopedia: Reception