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EtymologyEdit

Recorded since 1901, derived from reception +‎ -ist.

NounEdit

receptionist (plural receptionists)

  1. An employee who receives visitors and/or calls, typically in an office setting.
  2. A secretary whose tasks prominently include the above.

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