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reception room

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noun

a room for receiving visitors, clients, patients, etc.

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RELATED WORDS

foyer, vestibule, parlor, lobby, antechamber, anteroom, salon

Nearby words

receptacle, receptible, reception, reception centre, reception desk, reception room, receptionism, receptionist, receptive, receptive aphasia, receptively

Origin of reception room

First recorded in 1820–30
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reception room


noun

a room in a private house suitable for entertaining guests, esp a lounge or dining room
a room in a hotel suitable for large parties, receptions, etc
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