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reception room

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Definition of reception room in English:

noun

1A room in a hotel or other building used for functions such as parties and meetings.
Example sentences
  • Friends, relatives from both families and special guests filled the reception room at the Amari Orchid Resort Hotel, celebrating the joyous occasion.
  • Its large reception room was used for meetings, dances and most other community activities.
  • At the main entrance, the reception and the primary waiting area flow into a larger reception room, which doubles as a presentation, exhibition, and event space.
1.1British A room in a private house suitable for entertaining visitors: mews house, 2 bedrooms, bathroom, shower room, 2 reception rooms, kitchen
More example sentences
  • The guest apartment consists of three bedrooms, one reception room, a kitchen and a bathroom.
  • This residence was designed to accommodate a growing family but also to have elegant reception rooms suitable for entertainment.
  • As well as four bedrooms, it boasts two bathrooms, three reception rooms and a family room, as well as assorted halls, pantries and studies.

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