reception

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Noun[change]

Singular
reception

Plural
receptions

  1. A reception of something is how well it is doing.
    The reception of this videogame is pretty good. I recommend buying it.
  2. (countable) A reception is a party-like social affair for meeting someone important or special
    A reception was held in the civic center for the winners of the county art competition.
    The bridal couple's gifts were displayed at the wedding reception.
    I shook Prince William's hand at the reception held for him in the White House rose garden.