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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The manner in which something is greeted; A formal gathering or party.

Usage examples (38)
  • Did you attend the reception that followed the concert?
  • She did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors
  • The tight end made a great reception on the 20 yard line
  • No one gives "dinner-parties" in the old sense any more; the very word "reception" is dying out. for more
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