reception

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reception(
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sehp
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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. (party)
a. la recepción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The reception took place right after the religious ceremony.La recepción tuvo lugar inmediatamente después de la ceremonia religiosa.
2. (hotel front desk)
a. la recepción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Please leave the key at reception by 1 pm the day of checkout.Por favor deje la llave en recepción antes de la 1 pm el día de salida.
3. (response)
a. la acogida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The movie didn't get the reception that the director was hoping for.La película no tuvo la acogida que esperaba el director.
b. el recibimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The soldiers were hardly expecting such a cold reception from their own people.Los soldados, claro está, no esperaban un recibimiento tan frío de su propia gente.
4. (telecommunications)
a. la recepción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I was trying to watch the news, but the reception was bad because of the storm.Quería ver las noticias, pero la recepción era mala a causa de la tormenta.
b. la cobertura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a cellphone)
I won't be able to call you tonight because I won't have reception there in the woods.No podré llamarte esta noche porque no tendré cobertura allá en el bosque.
5. (act of receiving)
a. la recepción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a package or an email)
Please confirm reception of the package.Por favor, confirme la recepción del paquete.
6. (course) (United Kingdom)
a. el primer año
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(in an infant school)
Reception is an important year for building a foundation for the rest of the courses.El primer año es importante a fin de establecer una base para el resto de los cursos.
7. (enrollment) (United Kingdom)
a. la admisión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The school confirmed that my son would be guaranteed reception.La escuela confirmó que la admisión de mi hijo estaba garantizada.
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reception
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of guests, new members)
a. el recibimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of announcement, new film)
a. la recibimiento m, acogida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to get a warm receptionser acogido(a) calurosamente
reception centercentro de acogida
3. (party)
a. la recepción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(wedding) receptionbanquete de boda or
4. (in hotel)
a.
reception (desk)recepción f
5. (of radio, tv program)
a. la recepción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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reception [rɪˈsepʃən]
noun
1 (act of receiving) recepción (f); recibimiento (m)
2 (welcome) acogida (f)
to get a warm reception tener buena acogida; ser bien recibido
3 (social function) recepción (f)
the reception will be at a big hotel la recepción tendrá lugar en un gran hotel
4 (Rad) etc recepción (f)
5 especially (Britain) (in hotel) recepción (f)
please leave your key at reception por favor dejen la llave en recepción
6 (Educ) clase (f) de primer año
modifier
reception centre reception center (US) (n) centro (m) de recepción
reception class (n) (Educ) clase (f) de primer año
reception desk (n) especially (Britain) (in hotel) mostrador (m) de recepción; (in hospital) mostrador (m) de admisión
reception room (n) especially (Britain) sala (f) de visitas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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