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reception US English

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

reception US Thesaurus

the reception of the goods

reception class US English

The most junior class in an infant or primary school.

reception order US English

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

reception room US English

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

reception town US English

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

reception centre US English

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

reception statute US 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 committee US English

A gathering of people to welcome a visitor.