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noun reception pronunciation in British English /rɪˈsepʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the part of a large building such as a hotel or office where there is someone whose job is to welcome visitors, deal with questions etc
    Visitors must report to reception first.
    If you need anything, please ask at the reception desk.
  2. 2
    [countable] a formal party to welcome someone or to celebrate something
    There will be a reception for the new president.
    a wedding reception
  3. 3
    [singular] the way in which someone or something is received or welcomed
    a mixed/warm/cool etc reception: Crawford’s performance met with a mixed reception from the critics.
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  4. 4
    [uncountable] the quality or strength of the picture or sound that you receive on a television, radio, or mobile phone
    Mobile phone users were complaining of poor reception.


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