recipiency

or re·cip·i·ence

[ri-sip-ee-uh n-see or ri-sip-ee-uh ns]
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Origin of recipiency

First recorded in 1880–85; recipi(ent) + -ency
Related formsnon·re·cip·i·ence, nounnon·re·cip·i·en·cy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for recipience

recipience

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