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receptionist in Occupations topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreceptionistre‧cep‧tion‧ist /rɪˈsepʃənɪst/ ●●○ noun [countable]  BODsomeone whose job is to welcome and deal with people arriving in a hotel or office building, visiting a doctor etc
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receptionistIt killed a receptionist and injured 19 others.The alternative of using a fully trained adviser as receptionist would probably not be considered an efficient use of staff.Foreign visitors will expect the receptionist to have a very good knowledge of the country in general.They provide information for the receptionist when dealing with enquiries for the guests as to what standard equipment is in the room.If the prospective guest is unable to pay then the receptionist may refuse to accommodate that person.The receptionist had opened up readily enough when Ruth had opened up her purse.The receptionist screamed as Howard struggled to right himself.