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

Translation of receive in Italian:

transitive verb

  • 1
    (get) (letter, money, award, advice, support, treatment, education, training) from da
    (setback)
    (wrongfully) (stolen goods)
    (bribe)
    (illegal payment)
    he received a 30-year sentence (Law)
    è stato condannato a 30 anni di prigione
    “received with thanks” (Business) the film received its premiere yesterday
    ieri c'è stata la prima del film
    to receive its premiere
    (composition)
    avere la sua prima esecuzione
    the bill will receive its first reading (Politics)
    il progetto di legge sarà esaminato in prima lettura
  • 2 (meet)
    (visitor, guest)
    (delegation, ambassador)
    (proposal, article, play) with con
    to be warmly received
    essere accolto calorosamente
    to be well o positively received
    essere accolto favorevolmente
  • 3to be received into
    essere accolto o ammesso in (seno a)
    (church, order)
  • 5 (Administration) (accept)
    (application)
    “all contributions gratefully received”
    “vi ringraziamo per quanto vorrete offrire”

intransitive verb

  • 2 (British English) (Law)
    essere colpevole di ricettazione

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