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  • v. Present participle of receive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of one who receives, in any sense of that verb.


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  • Early previews of Robocalypse have been very positive, with the title receiving the runner-up spot in July for IGN's Best of E3 2008, Best Strategy Game for Nintendo DS.


  • • Credited as Senior Designer on at least 2 published titles, with at least one title receiving a Metacritic score of 80+.

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  • He led the team in receiving in each of its two major scrimmages and will head into fall as a second-stringer.

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  • “So the money we are receiving is earmarked to help get the property onto the national register.”

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  • All it takes is a sense of the essential silliness of human vanity and a taste for the vain receiving a much-needed comeuppance.

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  • Heyward-Bey ended his career ranked second on Maryland's all-time list in receiving yards (2,089), third in receptions (138) and tied for third in touchdown catches (13).

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  • Then again, perhaps this explains the rapturous greeting the Volt is receiving from the utility industry.


  • Also, that unless you are receiving an asset that you, as an individual, can trade for or another asset, or service, from another individual, what you are receiving is quite nebulous.

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  • These guys have been rescued and made whole and are again receiving their huge BONUSES, while the average American is still paying the price and will for many years to come.

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  • What Congressman Kline really means is this is really code for, "let's see how long we can stall" Really, did any of you hard-hitting CNN reporters ask how much Mr. Kline is receiving from the insurance lobbyists to block this reform before you just posted his nonsense?

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