formal+reception

  • 1 formal reception — official greeting, ceremonious or stately welcome …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 2 reception — re‧cep‧tion [rɪˈsepʆn] noun 1. [uncountable] the desk or office where visitors who arrive in a hotel or large organization go first: • Please leave your key at the reception desk. 2. [uncountable] the area around or in front of a reception desk… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 reception — [ri sep′shən] n. [ME recepcion < OFr reception < L receptio < pp. of recipere: see RECEIVE] 1. a) a receiving or being received b) the manner of this [a friendly reception] 2. a social function, often formal, for the receiving of guests …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 reception — ► NOUN 1) the action or process of receiving someone or something. 2) the way in which something is received: an enthusiastic reception. 3) a formal social occasion held to welcome someone or celebrate an event. 4) the area in a hotel, office,… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 reception — noun 1 (esp. BrE) area in a building VERB + RECEPTION ▪ report to ▪ All delegates should report to the reception on arrival. ▪ call, call down to, phone, ring (BrE) …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 6 reception — n. social gathering 1) to give, hold; host a reception 2) a diplomatic; formal; informal; official; wedding reception 3) a reception for (a reception for graduating students) 4) at a reception (we met at the reception) reaction, response greeting …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 7 reception — re|cep|tion [ rı sepʃən ] noun ** ▸ 1 formal party ▸ 2 way someone/something is received ▸ 3 where visitors are met ▸ 4 quality of picture/sound ▸ 5 receiving of someone/something 1. ) count a formal party to welcome someone or to celebrate… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 reception — [[t]rɪse̱pʃ(ə)n[/t]] receptions 1) N SING: the N, oft N n, also at N The reception in a hotel is the desk or office that books rooms for people and answers their questions. [mainly BRIT] Have him bring a car round to the reception... ...the hotel …

    English dictionary

  • 9 reception */*/ — UK [rɪˈsepʃ(ə)n] / US [rɪˈsepʃən] noun Word forms reception : singular reception plural receptions 1) a) [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… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 reception — re|cep|tion W3 [rıˈsepʃən] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(welcome/reaction)¦ 2¦(hotel/office)¦ 3¦(party)¦ 4¦(signals)¦ 5¦(football)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: Latin receptio, from recipere; RECEIVE] 1.) …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 Reception history of Jane Austen — The reception history of Jane Austen s works follows a path from modest fame to wild popularity. Jane Austen, an early nineteenth century British novelist, authored works such as Pride and Prejudice (1813) and Emma (1815). Her novels have become… …

    Wikipedia

  • 12 reception — noun Etymology: Middle English recepcion, from Anglo French or Latin; Anglo French reception, from Latin reception , receptio, from recipere Date: 15th century 1. the act or action or an instance of receiving: as a. receipt < the reception and… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 reception*/ — [rɪˈsepʃ(ə)n] noun 1) [U] the part of a building where there is someone whose job is to welcome visitors, deal with questions etc Visitors must report to reception first.[/ex] 2) [C] a formal party to welcome someone or to celebrate something a… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 14 reception — n. 1 the act or an instance of receiving or the process of being received, esp. of a person into a place or group. 2 the manner in which a person or thing is received (got a cool reception). 3 a social occasion for receiving guests, esp. after a… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 reception — noun 1) the reception of the goods Syn: receipt, receiving, getting 2) the reception of foreign diplomats Syn: greeting, welcoming, entertaining 3) a chilly reception Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 formal — adj. 1 very correct/official VERBS ▪ be, seem, sound ▪ become ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 reception — noun 1》 the action or process of receiving someone or something.     ↘the way in which something is received.     ↘the quality with which broadcast signals are received. 2》 a formal social occasion held to welcome someone or celebrate an event.… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 reception — n 1. receipt, recipience, admission, acceptance, admittance, access, ingress; welcome, greeting, hello. 2. levee, formal party, soiree, social, tea, wedding party; audience, hearing, interview …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 19 official reception — state reception, magnificent and formal reception …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 ceremonious reception — formal welcome, stately welcome, dignified reception …

    English contemporary dictionary


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