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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
reception /ri'sepʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự nhận, sự thu nhận, sự lĩnh
    • sự tiếp nhận, sự kết nạp (vào một tổ chức nào...)
      • to be honoured by reception into the Academy: được vinh dự tiếp nhận vào viện hàn lâm
    • sự đón tiếp
      • to give someone a warm reception: tiếp đón ai niềm nở
      • the play met with a warm reception: vở kịch được nhiệt liệt hoan nghênh
    • sự tiếp nhận; tiệc chiêu đãi
      • to give a reception: tổ chức chiêu đãi
    • (kỹ thuật), (rađiô) sự thu; phép thu
      • shortdistance reception: sự thu tầm gần
    • sự tiếp thu (tư tưởng...)
      • to have a great faculty of reception: có khả năng tiếp thu lớn
Concise Dictionary
receptionsrɪ'sepʃn
noun
+the manner in which something is greeted
+a formal party of people; as after a wedding
+quality or fidelity of a received broadcast
+the act of receiving
+(American football) the act of catching a pass in football

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 welcome, greeting, treatment, reaction, response:
My suggestion that we open a bottle of champagne met with a warm reception
2 party, levee, social, soirée, function; opening, preview, vernissage, Colloq do:
Would you like to go to a reception at the new art gallery next week?
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [U] (especially BrE) the area inside the entrance of a hotel, an office building, etc. where guests or visitors go first when they arrive: the reception area + We arranged to meet in reception at 6.30. + You can leave a message with reception. + (AmE, BrE) the reception desk
2 [C] a formal social occasion to welcome sb or celebrate sth: a wedding reception + A champagne reception was held at the Swallow Hotel. + They hosted a reception for 75 guests.
3 [sing.] the type of welcome that is given to sb/sth: Her latest album has met with a mixed reception from fans. + Delegates gave him a warm reception as he called for more spending on education.
4 [U] the quality of radio and television signals that are broadcast: good / bad reception
5 [U] the act of receiving or welcoming sb: the reception of refugees from the war zone + (BrE) a reception class (= the first class at school for children aged 4 or 5) + (BrE) a reception centre for refugees (= a place where people can receive temporary help and accommodation)
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 area in a building

VERB + RECEPTION

wait (for sb) in
Please wait for me downstairs in reception.
| leave sth at/with
I've left the keys at reception.
| report to
All delegates should report to reception on arrival.
| phone, ring

RECEPTION + NOUN

area | counter, desk | hall | staff

PREP.

at (the) ~
The man at reception says there's a call for you.
| in ~
The documents are in reception.
| on ~
I've been on reception (= working at the reception desk)the whole morning.

2 formal party

ADJ.

big, large | intimate, small | formal | informal | official | special | evening | civic, diplomatic, press, wedding | buffet, champagne, sherry, wine

VERB + RECEPTION

attend | give, have, hold, host
Are you having a big reception after the wedding?
| organize | invite sb to
Friends and family are invited to a reception after the ceremony.

PREP.

at a/the ~
We met at a reception.
| ~ for
a reception for the Japanese trade delegation

3 type of welcome given to sb/sth

ADJ.

enthusiastic, favourable, friendly, good, great, marvellous, positive, rapturous, rousing, sympathetic, warm | lukewarm, mixed | bad, chilly, cool, frosty, hostile | critical
critical reception to a movie
| public

VERB + RECEPTION

enjoy, get, have, meet (with), receive
The returning soldiers enjoyed a rousing reception. The scheme has had a somewhat mixed reception from local people.
| expect
The managers did not expect a sympathetic reception from the striking workers.
| give sb/sth
She was given a rapturous reception by the crowd.

RECEPTION + NOUN

party
A reception party of soldiers was there to greet the visiting head of state.
| centre
a reception centre for children who have run away from home

PREP.

~ by
the book's reception by reviewers
| ~ from
a cool reception from the crowd
| ~ into
reception into the monastic order
| ~ to
the positive reception to the Chancellor's speech

4 quality of radio/television signals

ADJ.

good, strong
Television reception is very good in this area.
| bad, poor, weak | radio, television



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