Translation of reception in Spanish:


recibimiento, n.

Pronunciation /rɪˈsɛpʃ(ə)n//rəˈsɛpʃ(ə)n/


  • 1

    (response, reaction)
    recibimiento masculine
    acogida feminine
    what sort of reception did you get? ¿qué tal te recibieron?
    • the project/book had a favorable reception el proyecto/libro tuvo una acogida favorable / fue bien recibido
    • Moreover, his attempts to construct theories of good design met with a lukewarm 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.
    • He is expected to receive a less than rapturous reception despite massive investment in the health service promised in last week's Budget.
    • It's back to the drawing board for a road project following a hostile reception at a public meeting.
    • The latest proposals for the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy were given a hostile reception by the Irish farm lobby yesterday.
    • But his comments were given a lukewarm reception by his fellow priests.
    • She entered the arena to a frosty welcome - a mixture of boos and lukewarm applause - while Davenport was given a rousing reception.
    • While they have invariably been given warm and enthusiastic receptions, John O'Conor seems to occupy an extra special place in the affections of Sligo's classical music fans.
    • Patrick Lynch, whose maternal grandparents came from Kiltimagh, was the Grand Marshal and he got a great reception as he led the parade through the town.
    • But the referendum received a lukewarm reception from Labour leaders in the town, amid fears it could lead to a significant loss of power for the party.
    • Alan Clements also gave the idea a positive reception.
    • Overall it received a pretty mixed reception at its European launch, which is a mixed blessing: no harsh criticism but then no whoops of joy.
    • Unfortunately the people of Tologa Bay, on New Zealand's North Island, thought he had come to close the school and gave him a hostile reception until the truth emerged.
    • Such criticisms initially got a hostile reception from parliamentary and government officials, but attitudes have slowly changed.
    • That he will once again be subjected to a hostile reception in Leith proves that this is not the case.
    • The one thing that they can be assured of is a hostile reception from the Afrikaner support base that still exists in Bloemfontein.
    • This proposal has attracted widespread support from consumer groups but has received a fairly cool reception from certain sectors of the food industry.
    • It has since sold more than 50,000 copies in the UK and received a rapturous critical reception in the USA.
    • Similarly, refugee centres met with a hostile reception initially but we now have these facilities in almost every county in Ireland.
    • However, his arrival on Capitol Hill is likely to elicit a lukewarm reception.
    • But he also concedes that because of its themes, and their comedic treatment, the film could have a rocky reception.
    • Throughout May Churchill continued to get a stony reception from the Conservative benches.
    • Plans for the Commonhead flyover and Blunsdon bypass were given a lukewarm reception when they were unveiled yesterday.
    • The album has received a generally warm reception from critics.
    • Motorists in York gave Government plans to introduce ‘pay as you drive’ charges a lukewarm reception.
  • 2formal

    reception into sth admisión en algo feminine
    • before noun reception center / (British) centre centro de acogida
    • reception class primer año
    • reception committee comité de bienvenida / recepción
    • The priest shall be known as a Postulant until his reception into the Fraternity.
    • 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.
    • On reception into prison, the man gave an address in Leicester, where he said he had been living with an unnamed friend.
  • 3

    (in hotel, office)
    recepción feminine
    leave your key at / in reception deje la llave en (la) recepción
    • As the reception area is what visitors will first see, Fogarty felt it was vital that this be welcoming and have a contemporary feel.
    • Upon entering the building, the circular theme is immediately apparent: a vast circular reception desk dominates the reception area.
    • Pre-lunch drinks will be served in the reception area of the hotel, where people will have the opportunity to meet up.
    • The moment they opened the doors to the reception area they were greeted with techno music and the smell of green tea.
    • But even if there is no bad news awaiting you at the hotel reception desk, that feeling lasts only hours, a day or two at the most.
    • Through the main doors to the left is the reception and café area and to the right is a large window overlooking the pool and a door through to the poolside spectator area.
    • I'd been recommended the hotel by friends who raved about the friendly service, and were particularly impressed to be addressed by their names every time they passed reception.
    • Original art goes everywhere in the hotel, from the reception desk to the guest rooms.
    • 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.
    • At 6.15 am he staggered bound and gagged into the reception of the hotel, smashing the fire alarm as he entered, which prompted the evacuation of the hotel guests.
    • Floor plans and gallery guides are available from reception.
    • The larger areas, the reception, pub, and dining room, have been repositioned around a central atrium, as have the smaller offices.
    • That harks back to Victorian days when most guests arrived by train and as they entered the hotel, the reception was the first place they saw.
    • All lost property found in and around the building is sent to reception.
    • We were greeted in the reception area by a bearded man who scanned us disapprovingly.
    • It is a trauma hospital complete with the sights and sounds of a reception area dealing with all manner of emergencies.
    • Both the reception and the restaurant areas had a very open, uncluttered, look about them.
    • This means customers will be asked to leave their car keys at reception when they check in and their car will be parked for them.
    • A large pink panther, a yellow and green felt parrot hanging from the ceiling and a blue-and-white teddy greet visitors at the reception desk.
    • Usually, someone will greet you at a reception desk and show you where to go.
    • How anybody who has obviously taken a vow of silence can find gainful employment in the reception of a four-star hotel will have to remain a mystery.
    • They laughed and hurried sheepishly downstairs, leaving the key on the reception desk in the hotel lobby.
    • You then come face to face with a wall of glass, behind which lurks the hotel reception desk, quite unlike any other you will have seen.
  • 4

    (social event)
    recepción feminine
    • It is hoped that colleges and adult education groups will use the facilities, and that the abbey will be used for wedding receptions and art exhibitions.
    • Often lonely during his winters in Massachusetts, he also greatly enjoyed the social round of lunches, dinners, receptions, speeches, and other engagements in England where he continued to be very popular.
    • A grand opening is expected to take place, though the hall is already available for tours and visits, wedding ceremonies, receptions and conferences.
    • This elegant event features a reception, dinner, and dancing, and it is sure to be a night you will never forget.
    • In Trinidad and Tobago, most wedding receptions are community events, marked by large quantities of food and rum.
    • In my dream, I'm at a wedding reception or similar type of celebratory event.
    • It is available for hire for wedding receptions and other events.
    • The next several weeks were a whirlwind of press conferences, interviews and champagne receptions, culminating in a trip to Stockholm for the prize ceremony in December.
    • It comes amid growing anger about the year-round use of fireworks which now light up the sky to mark the New Year, wedding receptions, birthday celebrations and during religious, sporting and other festivals.
    • The evening commenced with a champagne reception and exhibition.
    • They also make for an attractive setting for special events such as wedding receptions.
    • The night began with a formal champagne reception, before the guests were taken to the banqueting hall for a five-course meal.
    • This office now caters for more than 500 events annually in Dublin Castle and includes major conferences, meetings, receptions, dinners and promotional events.
    • He made the comments at a dinner reception in Beijing to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the signing of a peace treaty between Japan and China.
    • The event will include a champagne reception, a four-course dinner, two cabaret acts and two live bands.
    • Entertainment will include a champagne reception, five-course dinner, a comedian, live band, disco and charity auction.
    • This is a room of real civic dignity that has to be lived up to - a room for exhibitions, concerts, lectures or formal receptions.
    • Not surprisingly, this imposing property is a popular choice for wedding receptions and regularly used for corporate entertaining, conferences and seminars.
    • He estimated the alteration to the building would cost about £200,000 and said the extension would make the room a suitable venue for wedding receptions and parties, because space is currently limited.
    • Functions such as wedding receptions and birthday parties were in danger of being cancelled all over the city.
    • Hundreds of guests were attending that reception.
    • But of course, I'd met them both the night before, at the Conference's welcoming reception.
    • The Gala Ball will be proceeded by a champagne reception and dinner at 8pm, followed by the auction.
  • 5

    Television Radio
    recepción feminine
    • Digital radio broadcasting offers the potential for vast improvements in signal quality and reception.
    • This means clearer phone conversations or TV reception.
    • The radio gave good reception on FM but very poor reception on AM - a pity as medium wave stations are becoming increasingly popular with sports fans.
    • Cable is a big reason why broadcasters want better digital reception.
    • Higher frequencies were developed which improved reception.
    • Broadcasting by satellite was RTE's golden opportunity to ensure that every household would receive top quality reception.
    • Radio reception is good and sound quality in the cabin is excellent, thanks to the suppression of external noise sources.
    • Unlike a car radio, which can be moved to another area for better reception, the signal to a home or business is fixed.
    • The radio gave very good reception, even in remote corners of the country.
    • Radio reception, while good on FM band, was not great on MW and LW bands, where interference was heard from the windscreen wipers.
    • Analog is more expensive, has slightly better sound quality when reception is good, and is more widespread because it's been around longer.
    • In addition, the radio had no long wave band and medium wave reception was poor.
    • The BBC is responding to listeners' demand for better radio reception by expanding its medium wave transmissions to India.
    • The purpose of the trials is to test delivery and reception of high definition broadcasts on the major television platforms.
    • The instruments are clear and easily read and although the radio gives fine reception, its buttons are too small and fiddly.
    • 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.
    • However, radio reception on MW and LW bands was simply awful, though this is probably a matter of adjustment.
    • Most automakers offer an audio system that plays CDs and cassettes in addition to providing quality AM and FM reception.
    • The other controls work well, though lovers of British premiership football will hate the poor reception on MW radio stations such as BBC Five Live.
    • Select models now feature its dual antennae design for improved signal reception and transmission on wireless networks.
    • If you're looking for a hypothesis, it may be interesting to document how different antenna lengths impact radio reception.