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Synonyms of reception in English:


  • 1 the reception of the goods
    receipt, receiving, getting, acceptance
    rare recipience
  • 2 the reception of foreign diplomatic representatives
  • 3 they met with a chilly reception from my mother
    response, reaction, treatment;
    acknowledgement, recognition
  • 4 there was a small reception after the preview
    (formal) party, function, social occasion, social event, entertainment, soirée, gathering, get-together, celebration;
    North American  levee
    informal do, bash
    British informal rave-up, thrash, knees-up, jolly, beanfeast, bunfight, beano
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