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reception

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Life is an end in itself, and the only question as to whether it is worth living is whether you have had enough of it.
Oliver Wendel Holmes Jr.
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Noun

Singular
reception

Plural
s

reception (s)
  1. The act of receiving.
  2. (uncountable) (electronics) The act or ability to receive radio or similar signals.
    We have poor TV reception in the valley.
    The new system provides exceptional quality of the reception signal.
  3. A social engagement, usually to formally welcome someone.
    After the wedding we proceeded to the reception.
  4. A reaction.
    The ambassador's jokes met a cold reception.
  5. The front desk of a hotel or office where guests are received.

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