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the manner in which something is greeted

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a formal party of people

quality or fidelity of a received broadcast

the act of receiving

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(American football) the act of catching a pass in football

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Washington and I were invited to attend a reception given by the Duke and Duchess of Sutherland, at Stafford House--said to be the finest house in London; I may add that I believe the Duchess of Sutherland is said to be the most beautiful woman in England.
Well, anyway, Billings had the grandest reception that has been seen in thousands of centuries, and I think it will have a good effect.
And he said we were in luck, too; said we might attend receptions for forty thousand years to come, and not have a chance to see a brace of such grand moguls as Moses and Esau.
Not many people had talked with him at the reception; he had stood in a little space apart, and Monseigneur might have been warmer in his manner.
The first thing he said fell like a blight on every hopeful spirit: he had never seen a court reception. (Three groans for the Consul.) But he said he had seen receptions at the Governor General's in Odessa, and had often listened to people's experiences of receptions at the Russian and other courts, and believed he knew very well what sort of ordeal we were about to essay.
It consisted of two kinds of wine; tea, bread, cheese, and cold meats, and was served on the centre-tables in the reception room and the verandahs--anywhere that was convenient; there was no ceremony.
Prince Dolgorouki and a Grand Admiral or two, whom we had seen yesterday at the reception, came on board also.
Pontellier did not wear her usual Tuesday reception gown; she was in ordinary house dress.
Pierre had been educated abroad, and this reception at Anna Pavlovna's was the first he had attended in Russia.
She had been married during the previous winter, and being pregnant did not go to any large gatherings, but only to small receptions. Prince Vasili's son, Hippolyte, had come with Mortemart, whom he introduced.
[USPRwire, Wed Aug 28 2019] Sound Reception System Market: Introduction Sound reception systems are electronic acoustical navigational aids and they enable a ship's crew to hear audio signals generated from outside an enclosed bridge.
[ClickPress, Wed Aug 28 2019] Sound Reception System Market: Introduction Sound reception systems are electronic acoustical navigational aids and they enable a ship's crew to hear audio signals generated from outside an enclosed bridge.
While the President had turned up to meet the bride at first, Mongelli requested Trump to greet the guests at the reception, prompting the chants.
A reception lasted from 8.00 pm until midnight in the Khiva Khanate Palace.
Shaikh Mohammad and Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, greet a guest at the reception. Image Credit: Dubai Media Office Shaikh Hamdan, Shaikh Maktoum and Shaikh Ahmad greet guests at the reception.