receptio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From recipiō (I receive; hold back, reserve), from re- (back, again) + capiō (I hold).

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Noun[edit]

receptiō f (genitive receptiōnis); third declension

  1. The act of receiving, reception.
  2. A secret reception.
  3. The act of holding back, retention, reservation.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative receptiō receptiōnēs
genitive receptiōnis receptiōnum
dative receptiōnī receptiōnibus
accusative receptiōnem receptiōnēs
ablative receptiōne receptiōnibus
vocative receptiō receptiōnēs

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