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recipiency

or recipience

[ri-sip-ee-uh n-see or ri-sip-ee-uh ns] /rɪˈsɪp i ən si or rɪˈsɪp i əns/
noun
1.
the act of receiving; reception.
2.
the state or quality of being receptive; receptiveness.
Origin of recipiency
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; recipi(ent) + -ency
Related forms
nonrecipience, noun
nonrecipiency, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for recipience

recipience

/rɪˈsɪpɪəns/
noun
1.
the act of receiving
2.
the quality of being receptive; receptiveness
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