la recepción
-the reception
See the entry for recepción.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (welcome)
a. reception
Agradezco mucho a Paloma y Paco la calurosa recepción que me brindaron.I am very grateful to Paloma and Paco for the warm reception they gave me.
2. (admission)
a. receipt
Tienes que familiarizarte con todos los aspectos del negocio, desde la producción y la recepción de mercancias hasta la expedición y venta.You need to familiarize yourself with all aspects of the business, from production and receipt of goods to dispatch and sale.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
La recepción de certificados será de lunes a viernes, de 9 a 2 pm.Certificates will be admitted between 9 and 2 pm from Monday to Friday.
Se cerró la recepción de fotografías para el concurso.The deadline for submitting photos to the competition has now passed.
3. (registration place)
a. reception
La inscripción al congreso se paga en la recepción.The registration fee for the conference should be paid at reception.
b. reception desk
Fui a la recepción del hotel a pedir que me cambiaran de habitación.I went to the hotel reception desk to ask for a change of room.
4. (telecommunications)
a. reception
Este radio viejo no tiene buena recepción.This old radio doesn't get very good reception.
5. (party or ceremony)
a. reception
Se organizó una recepción en honor de los veteranos.A reception in honor of the veterans was arranged.
6. (education)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. ceremony
Esta tarde se llevará a cabo la recepción de los egresados.The graduation ceremony will take place this afternoon.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de hotel, sonido)
a. reception
2. (de carta, paquete)
a. receipt
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1 (acto) reception
2 (Rad) reception
3 (ceremonia) reception
4 (cuarto) drawing room; [de hotel] reception; reception desk
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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