See also: réception
- The act of receiving.
- (uncountable, electronics) The act or ability to receive radio or similar signals.
- We have poor TV reception in the valley.
- The new system provides exceptional quality of the reception signal.
- A social engagement, usually to formally welcome someone.
- After the wedding we proceeded to the reception.
- A reaction; the treatment received on first talking to a person, arriving at a place, etc.
- The ambassador's jokes met a cold reception.
- 2011 September 29, Jon Smith, “Tottenham 3 - 1 Shamrock Rovers”, in BBC Sport:
- Former Tottenham star Rohan Ricketts came off the Rovers bench with 19 minutes to go to a warm reception from the home fans, six years after leaving the Lane.
- The desk of a hotel or office where guests are received.
- (Britain, education) The school year, or part thereof, between preschool and Year 1, when children are introduced to formal education.
- (law) The conscious adoption or transplantation of legal phenomena from a different culture.
- 1942 October, Levy, Ernst, “Reflections on the First "Reception" of Roman Law in Germanic States”, in The American Historical Review, JSTOR 1843246, page 20:
- Among the numerous receptions of Roman law one event stood out, to the extent that, at least in central Europe, it almost monopolized the term.
- (desk where guests are received): front desk
act of receiving
electronics: act or ability to receive signals
adoption of legal phenomena from a different culture
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|Declension of reception|