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reception desk

noun
1.
a desk at which a receptionist works, as in an office.
2.
a counter, as at a hotel, at which guests are registered.
Also called front desk.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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Examples from the web for reception desk
  • Engineers and programmers hop from company to company, and share options stretch from the boardroom to the reception desk.
  • In a hallway behind the reception desk is a kitchen laden with snack food and soft drinks.
  • The lobby is spacious, with a staffed reception desk, a waiting area with comfortable seating and wide hallways.
  • Arrangements can be made at the reception desk, off a corner of the courtyard, or by telephoning ahead.
  • Come into the door closest to that parking lot and go to the reception desk immediately inside the door.
  • These cards can be printed and posted at your reception desk.
  • Please check in with the lobby reception desk as you enter the building.
  • Upon arrival you will need to obtain a ticket from the reception desk.
  • Pick up your copy of the quarterly newsletter at the reception desk of the senior center.
  • Sign up at the reception desk and request a menu of the meal that will be served.

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