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British English: /rɪˈsiːv/
American English: /rəˈsiv/

Translation of receive in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (get)
    (letter, money, award, advice, support, treatment, education, training) from de
    (wrongfully) (stolen goods)
    (bribe, illegal payment)
    he received a 30-year sentence
    il a été condamné à 30 ans de prison
    ‘received with thanks’
    ‘pour acquit’
    to receive its premiere
    avoir sa première projection
    avoir sa première audition
    the bill will receive its first reading
    le projet de loi sera examiné en première lecture
  • 3to be received into
    être reçu or admis dans
    (church, order)
  • 5 (Administration) (accept)
    ‘all contributions gratefully received’
    ‘merci d'avance de vos dons’

intransitive verb

  • 2 (British English) (Law)
    être coupable de recel

also: received past participle adjective

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