One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the reception of the goods’
receipt, receiving, getting, acceptance
2‘the reception of foreign diplomatic representatives’
greeting, welcome, welcoming, entertaining
3‘they met with a chilly reception from my mother’
response, reaction, treatment
4‘there was a small reception after the preview’
party, formal party, function, social occasion, social event, entertainment, soirée, gathering, get-together, celebration
North American levee
informal do, bash
British informal rave-up, thrash, knees-up, jolly, beanfeast, bunfight, beano
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