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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A secretary whose main duty is to answer the telephone and greet visitors.

Usage examples (34)
  • That which we call a receptionist, by any other word would still greet visitors and answer phones.
  • I called the receptionist to see if she had put the paper there.
  • When you call the receptionist back, all you get is a busy signal.
  • Besides, are you telling me that my doctor's receptionist is paid by Alberta Health Care? for more
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