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rĕceptĭo , ōnis, f. recipio.
I. A receiving, reception: “quid tibi huc receptio ad te est meum virum?Plaut. As. 5, 2, 70 (cf., for the construction, accessio, aditio, curatio, tactio, etc.).—Esp.,
B. A secret reception, Cod. Just. 12, 51, 17; “David,Ambros. in Luc. 5, 38.—
II. A holding back, relaining; esp. jurid. t. t., reservation: “quidquid venditor recipere vult, nominatim recipi oportet: nam illa generalis receptio nihil prospicit, etc.,Dig. 8, 4, 10.
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