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noun reception pronunciation in British English /rɪˈsepʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 2
    [countable] a formal party to welcome someone or to celebrate something
    There will be a reception for the new president.
    a wedding reception
  2. 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.
  3. 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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