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reception British & World English

The action or process of receiving something sent, given, or inflicted

reception English Thesaurus

the reception of the goods

reception class British & World English

The most junior class in an infant or primary school.

reception town British & World English

A town in which people, especially evacuees in wartime, are received.

reception order British & World English

An order authorizing the admission and detention of a patient in a psychiatric hospital

reception room British & World English

A room in a hotel or other building used for functions such as parties and meetings

reception statute British & World English

A statute passed by an American state after Independence which provides that the common law of England be received as binding in that state, subject to repeal and local interpretation.

reception centre British & World English

A hostel providing temporary accommodation for distressed people such as refugees, the homeless, and those with psychiatric difficulties

reception committee British & World English

A gathering of people to welcome a visitor.