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received
[rɪˈsiːvd]
adjective
1. común, aceptado(a) (idea, opinion)
  • received pronunciation pronunciación (f) estándar (del inglés)
received [rɪˈsiːvd]
adjective
[+opinion] aceptado; [+wisdom] popular
the received wisdom is that ... la creencia popular es que ...; it came to represent received wisdom in classical Marxist theory llegó a ser parte de lo que se daba por sentado en la teoría marxista clásica
Eubank has taught himself to speak with received pronunciation there were some fascinating variations on Received Pronunciation # the word "next", for instance, becomes "necks" it will change profoundly the ruling ideologies and attitudes to life, and much that now has the status of received wisdom will soon strike us as being shallow and barren Lenin's theory of imperialism soon came to represent received wisdom in classical Marxist theory MADNESS were the essential singles band of the Eighties # at least that's the received wisdom. I challenge it the judgments expressed in the book are largely what is called received opinion - where my own judgment is given, that fact is clearly signposted Geminians will devour books and delight in finding passages which disagree with received opinion
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