例句1. the reception of the goods′
例句2. the reception of foreign diplomatic representatives′
例句3. they met with a chilly reception from my mother′
1.The action or process of receiving something sent, given, or inflicted.
‘sensation is not the passive reception of stimuli'
‘The Church continues to insist that explicit faith, reception of the sacraments, and obedience to the Church are the ordinary means to salvation.'
‘Peter Riddell is the doyen of British political commentators, and if something becomes received wisdom, it's often he who initiated its reception as such.'
‘Other possibilities which are urged are the reception of communion after divorce and remarriage, and women priests.'
‘Seeing a painting is not a matter of passive reception but requires a synthetic act in which we unite and bring together many different aspects.'
2.The way in which a person or group of people reacts to someone or something.
‘the election budget got a stony reception in the City'
‘Moreover, his attempts to construct theories of good design met with a lukewarm reception .'
‘Throughout May Churchill continued to get a stony reception from the Conservative benches.'
‘But he also concedes that because of its themes, and their comedic treatment, the film could have a rocky reception .'
‘The double Academy Award recipient was given a warm reception when he visited the site of St Olave's Hospital in Rotherhithe, London, where he was born 70 years ago.'
3.A formal social occasion held to welcome someone or to celebrate an event.
‘a wedding reception '
‘Not surprisingly, this imposing property is a popular choice for wedding receptions and regularly used for corporate entertaining, conferences and seminars.'
‘The night began with a formal champagne reception , before the guests were taken to the banqueting hall for a five-course meal.'
‘Functions such as wedding receptions and birthday parties were in danger of being cancelled all over the city.'
‘The Gala Ball will be proceeded by a champagne reception and dinner at 8pm, followed by the auction.'
4.The formal or ceremonious welcoming of a guest.
‘his reception by the Prime Minister'
‘Nic, when that team goes in on Monday, is there going to be some sort of formal reception to meet them, or it is going to be an awkward moment?'
‘A more formal arrival reception took place Friday morning at Rodney Bay Marina.'
‘Pope Benedict XVI's visit to the US continues to make international headlines with an unprecedented reception by President George Bush at the airport, a historic White House visit and the turning of Washington baseball stadium into a church for a day.'
‘Seldom have we seen a crowd as large at that which had gathered at Grattan Square, the focal point of the official reception and welcome.'
5.The action of admitting someone to a place, group, or institution or the process of being admitted.
‘their reception into the Church'
‘The priest shall be known as a Postulant until his reception into the Fraternity.'
‘On reception into prison, the man gave an address in Leicester, where he said he had been living with an unnamed friend.'
‘For a long time he has been a regular worshipper at Mass with his family and in recent months he has been following a programme of formation to prepare for his reception into full communion.'
6.The process of receiving broadcast signals.
‘a microchip that will allow parents to block reception of violent programmes'
‘December 12, 2001 marks the centenary of the first broadcast and reception of a radio signal across a distance.'
‘What causes interference in reception in car radios?'
‘Several digital receivers capable of HD Radio reception are available to consumers.'
‘The reflection of radio waves means that AM radio reception is possible at great distances from the transmitter.'
7.The quality of broadcast signals received.
‘I had to put up with poor radio reception '
‘This means clearer phone conversations or TV reception .'
‘Analog is more expensive, has slightly better sound quality when reception is good, and is more widespread because it's been around longer.'
‘However, radio reception on MW and LW bands was simply awful, though this is probably a matter of adjustment.'
‘However, digital radio technology is still rather hit and miss, and some small sets struggle to deliver decent sound quality because of poor reception , so try to listen before buying.'
8.The area in a hotel or organization where guests and visitors are greeted and dealt with.
‘wait for me downstairs in reception '
‘the reception desk'
‘Pre-lunch drinks will be served in the reception area of the hotel, where people will have the opportunity to meet up.'
‘Like the other regulars here, David spends most of the day sitting in reception passing around cigarettes or waiting for one of the outings the hostel organises.'
‘Original art goes everywhere in the hotel, from the reception desk to the guest rooms.'
9.The first class in an infant or primary school.
‘my son is in reception '
‘the reception class'
‘They all lent a hand, from reception four-year-olds to the top class.'
‘The regional survey revealed 15 cases of reception class children verbally abusing teachers and seven cases at nurseries.'
‘But Southfield Park Primary School's reception class is already up and running, working together in a purpose-built block on the site in Long Grove Road.'
10.An act of catching a pass.
‘his 49 receptions included six touchdowns'
‘The 33-year-old Moore holds the NFL record for receptions in a season, catching 123 passes in 1995 for Detroit.'
‘Three plays later, Trent Green hit Eddie Kennison for a 15-yard touchdown reception .'
‘As it turns out, the Jaguars had no reason to be worried: Smith's first reception was a 27-yarder for a touchdown.'
‘Then they made an announcement in the stadium that I had just broken the NFL record for touchdown receptions in one season with 18.'