Definition of 'reception'
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The video clip in question was taken at a wedding reception in a hotel. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The two reception rooms open to a garden room. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It doubles as the reception desk as staff use their mobile phones to check you in and programme room keys. The Sun (2016)When he left the field to be replaced, he was given a rousing reception. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But she doesn't get the reception she was hoping for. The Sun (2016)Few couples will book a reception at the last minute to fill a gap in the hotel's schedule. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I had a chat with him in reception when my class was over and the rest is history. The Sun (2017)All this help explains the rapturous reception she will get when she takes to the stage tomorrow to address the conference for the first time as leader. The Sun (2016)Really it should take pride of place in reception, a permanent reminder of a glorious era for the hotel and for the country. The Sun (2016)That reception - people forget I left this club so they would have been within their rights to boo me. The Sun (2017)Screening for mental health problems in prison receptions is often poor. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Hopefully it will be a good reception. The Sun (2008)Internet signal and mobile reception are intermittent. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We leave the wedding as the reception is beginning. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The head teacher said that one delivery of chairs sat in reception for two weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She picked him up and ran with him to the hotel reception. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is something worthy and dutiful about both the book and its reception. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)The radio has poor reception in weak signal areas. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Banking sources say feedback has been positive but admit the reception in places has been frosty. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is planned as part of the spectacular reception party. The Sun (2008)You enter via steps to a reception desk made of old aviation metal. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It completely transformed the house and moving the kitchen meant we gained a formal reception room. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The deal earned a cool reception from investors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We cheered when she dumped him at their wedding reception. The Sun (2011)He was always going to get a good reception at home but he will get some stick at away matches. The Sun (2010)There are few places as poor for mobile reception as inside a sports stadium when a big match is going on. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Same goes for the men, reception people and the managers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Twenty furious parents yesterday crowded the school 's reception area. The Sun (2007)They could sip ginger tea, though offering them ginger biscuits to nibble before and during the sailing might get a better reception. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The Royal Exchange reception seemed a step in that direction. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Those servicemen, who marched around the ground, were given a tumultuous reception. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That has been given a frosty reception in some quarters and raises the question of how far an employer's responsibility for employees' health should extend. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A couple of years ago I attended one of their receptions given during an opera interval. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'reception'
British English: reception /rɪˈsɛpʃən/ NOUN
In a hotel, office, or hospital, the reception is the place where people are received and their reservations, appointments, and inquiries are dealt with.
`Here's a message for you,' the young lady at reception said.
- American English: reception
- Arabic: مَكْتَبُ الِاسْتِعْلامات
- Brazilian Portuguese: recepção
- Chinese: 接待处
- Croatian: recepcija
- Czech: recepce
- Danish: reception
- Dutch: receptie
- European Spanish: recepción
- Finnish: vastaanotto
- French: réception
- German: Empfangsbereich
- Greek: ρεσεψιόν
- Italian: ricezione
- Japanese: 受付
- Korean: 접수창구
- Norwegian: resepsjon
- Polish: recepcja
- European Portuguese: receção
- Romanian: recepție
- Russian: регистратура
- Spanish: recepción
- Swedish: reception
- Thai: แผนกต้อนรับ
- Turkish: resepsiyon
- Ukrainian: стійка адміністратора
- Vietnamese: khu tiếp tân
Definition of reception from the Collins English Dictionary
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