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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of receive.

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Examples

  • In the New Testament, Jesus said, "Whoever receives one child like this in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me does not receive Me, but Him who sent Me" Mark 9:36-37.

    Andrew Hysell: Faith Leaders And The Campaign For Healthy Kids

  • The title receives an basically perfect 5/5 score.

    Review: 'Up' on DVD and Blu-ray

  • Now we can use the facts above to deduce the messages that the brain receives from the blinking dots.

    Double Words Optical Illusion – Ambigram

  • Hubel and Wiesel have disclosed one of the most well guarded secrets of the brain: the way by which its cells decode the message which the brain receives from the eyes.

    The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1981 - Presentation Speech

  • This would happen, for example, when there is confusion about the identity of an individual because his/her name receives multiple hits in the NICS database e.g., an individual named John Michael Smith initially submits an application without his full middle name and causes a check to be run on a different John M. Smith.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • The initially quite lacking server browser of the multiplayer component of the title receives yet more interface improvements with this newly released patch.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • Marsalis himself and such established stylists as Joey Calderazzo and Harry Connick, Jr. The label receives distribution support from Universal Music Group and also sponsors Marsalis Jams through its non-profit arm, Music Education Initiative, Inc.

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  • According to Eminem's former producers, not much-perhaps as little as 12 percent of what the label receives, which itself is estimated to be only 70 percent of the purchase price (Apple and other retailers keep the rest for running the digital storefronts).

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • The holder of the title receives an annual honorarium of around £5,750, and Motion earned another £19,000 a year from the government to support his work in education.

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • “The authenticity of the title receives unanswerable proof from the edicts in the ‘Novellæ’ of the Justinian code.

    A Brief Commentary on the Apocalypse

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