Translation of reception in Spanish:


recibimiento, n.

Pronunciation /rəˈsɛpʃ(ə)n//rɪˈsɛpʃ(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
    • 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.
    • Throughout May Churchill continued to get a stony reception from the Conservative benches.
    • Similarly, refugee centres met with a hostile reception initially but we now have these facilities in almost every county in Ireland.
    • He is expected to receive a less than rapturous reception despite massive investment in the health service promised in last week's Budget.
    • That he will once again be subjected to a hostile reception in Leith proves that this is not the case.
    • This proposal has attracted widespread support from consumer groups but has received a fairly cool reception from certain sectors of the food industry.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Motorists in York gave Government plans to introduce ‘pay as you drive’ charges a lukewarm reception.
    • Alan Clements also gave the idea a positive reception.
    • 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.
    • Such criticisms initially got a hostile reception from parliamentary and government officials, but attitudes have slowly changed.
    • But he also concedes that because of its themes, and their comedic treatment, the film could have a rocky reception.
    • The album has received a generally warm reception from critics.
    • Plans for the Commonhead flyover and Blunsdon bypass were given a lukewarm reception when they were unveiled yesterday.
    • However, his arrival on Capitol Hill is likely to elicit a lukewarm reception.
    • It has since sold more than 50,000 copies in the UK and received a rapturous critical reception in the USA.
    • The latest proposals for the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy were given a hostile reception by the Irish farm lobby yesterday.
    • It's back to the drawing board for a road project following a hostile reception at a public meeting.
    • She entered the arena to a frosty welcome - a mixture of boos and lukewarm applause - while Davenport was given a rousing reception.
    • The one thing that they can be assured of is a hostile reception from the Afrikaner support base that still exists in Bloemfontein.
    • 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.
    • Moreover, his attempts to construct theories of good design met with a lukewarm reception.
    • But his comments were given a lukewarm reception by his fellow priests.
    • 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.
  • 2formal

    reception into sth admisión en algo feminine
    • before noun reception center / centre centro de acogida
    • reception class primer año de un parvulario
    • reception committee comité de bienvenida / recepción
    • 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.
    • The priest shall be known as a Postulant until his reception into the Fraternity.
  • 3

    (in hotel, office)
    recepción feminine
    leave your key at / in reception deje la llave en (la) recepción
    • We were greeted in the reception area by a bearded man who scanned us disapprovingly.
    • Upon entering the building, the circular theme is immediately apparent: a vast circular reception desk dominates the reception area.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Both the reception and the restaurant areas had a very open, uncluttered, look about them.
    • Usually, someone will greet you at a reception desk and show you where to go.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Pre-lunch drinks will be served in the reception area of the hotel, where people will have the opportunity to meet up.
    • 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.
    • All lost property found in and around the building is sent to reception.
    • It is a trauma hospital complete with the sights and sounds of a reception area dealing with all manner of emergencies.
    • 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.
    • Original art goes everywhere in the hotel, from the reception desk to the guest rooms.
    • As the reception area is what visitors will first see, Fogarty felt it was vital that this be welcoming and have a contemporary feel.
    • Floor plans and gallery guides are available from reception.
    • 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.
    • The moment they opened the doors to the reception area they were greeted with techno music and the smell of green tea.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • The larger areas, the reception, pub, and dining room, have been repositioned around a central atrium, as have the smaller offices.
  • 4

    (social event)
    recepción feminine
    • The night began with a formal champagne reception, before the guests were taken to the banqueting hall for a five-course meal.
    • Not surprisingly, this imposing property is a popular choice for wedding receptions and regularly used for corporate entertaining, conferences and seminars.
    • This is a room of real civic dignity that has to be lived up to - a room for exhibitions, concerts, lectures or formal receptions.
    • 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.
    • The evening commenced with a champagne reception and exhibition.
    • Hundreds of guests were attending that reception.
    • They also make for an attractive setting for special events such as wedding receptions.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • This elegant event features a reception, dinner, and dancing, and it is sure to be a night you will never forget.
    • This office now caters for more than 500 events annually in Dublin Castle and includes major conferences, meetings, receptions, dinners and promotional events.
    • The Gala Ball will be proceeded by a champagne reception and dinner at 8pm, followed by the auction.
    • 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.
    • Functions such as wedding receptions and birthday parties were in danger of being cancelled all over the city.
    • 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.
    • But of course, I'd met them both the night before, at the Conference's welcoming reception.
    • 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.
    • In my dream, I'm at a wedding reception or similar type of celebratory event.
    • Entertainment will include a champagne reception, five-course dinner, a comedian, live band, disco and charity auction.
    • In Trinidad and Tobago, most wedding receptions are community events, marked by large quantities of food and rum.
    • The event will include a champagne reception, a four-course dinner, two cabaret acts and two live bands.
    • It is available for hire for wedding receptions and other events.
  • 5

    Television Radio
    recepción feminine
    • Broadcasting by satellite was RTE's golden opportunity to ensure that every household would receive top quality reception.
    • In addition, the radio had no long wave band and medium wave reception was poor.
    • Higher frequencies were developed which improved reception.
    • Radio reception, while good on FM band, was not great on MW and LW bands, where interference was heard from the windscreen wipers.
    • The BBC is responding to listeners' demand for better radio reception by expanding its medium wave transmissions to India.
    • Unlike a car radio, which can be moved to another area for better reception, the signal to a home or business is fixed.
    • The purpose of the trials is to test delivery and reception of high definition broadcasts on the major television platforms.
    • Cable is a big reason why broadcasters want better digital reception.
    • The radio gave very good reception, even in remote corners of the country.
    • 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.
    • Select models now feature its dual antennae design for improved signal reception and transmission on wireless networks.
    • 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.
    • The instruments are clear and easily read and although the radio gives fine reception, its buttons are too small and fiddly.
    • Radio reception is good and sound quality in the cabin is excellent, thanks to the suppression of external noise sources.
    • Most automakers offer an audio system that plays CDs and cassettes in addition to providing quality AM and FM reception.
    • Digital radio broadcasting offers the potential for vast improvements in signal quality and reception.
    • 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.
    • If you're looking for a hypothesis, it may be interesting to document how different antenna lengths impact radio 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.