Non-reception



[ri-sep-shuh n] /rɪˈsɛp ʃən/

noun
1.
the act of or the state of being .
2.
a manner of being :
The book met with a favorable reception.
3.
a function or occasion when persons are formally :
a wedding reception.
4.
the quality or fidelity attained in radio or television broadcasts under given circumstances.
/rɪˈsɛpʃən/
noun
1.
the act of receiving or state of being received
2.
the manner in which something, such as a guest or a new idea, is received: a cold reception
3.
a formal party for guests, such as one after a wedding
4.
an area in an office, hotel, etc, where visitors or guests are received and appointments or reservations dealt with
5.
short for reception room
6.
the quality or fidelity of a received radio or television broadcast: the reception was poor
7.
(Brit)

n.

late 14c., in astrology, “effect of two planets on each other;” sense of “act of receiving” is recorded from late 15c., from Latin receptionem (nominative receptio) “a receiving,” noun of action from past participle stem of recipere (see receive). Sense of “ceremonial gathering” is 1882, from French.

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