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re·ceived

 (rĭ-sēvd′)
adj.
Having been accepted as true or worthy, especially without firsthand corroboration: "the received wisdom that attributes academic success or failure to natural aptitudes" (Jerome Karabel).

received

(rɪˈsiːvd)
adj
generally accepted or believed: received wisdom.

re•ceived

(rɪˈsivd)

adj.
generally or traditionally accepted; conventional; standard: received ideas.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.received - conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers; "standard English" (American); "received standard English is sometimes called the King's English" (British)
linguistics - the scientific study of language
2.received - widely accepted as true or worthy; "a received moral idea"; "Received political wisdom says not; surveys show otherwise"- Economist
conventional - following accepted customs and proprieties; "conventional wisdom"; "she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior"; "conventional forms of address"

received

adjective
1. Generally approved or agreed upon:
2. Adhering to beliefs or practices approved by authority or tradition:
Translations

received

[rɪˈsiːvd] ADJ [opinion] → aceptado; [wisdom] → popular
the received wisdom is thatla creencia popular es que ...
it came to represent received wisdom in classical Marxist theoryllegó a ser parte de lo que se daba por sentado en la teoría marxista clásica ENGLISH

received

[rɪˈsiːvd] adj
the received wisdom is that ... → on pense généralement que ...
Contrary to received wisdom in London, → Contrairement à ce que l'on pense à Londres, ...
to question received wisdom → mettre en cause les préconceptions
received opinion → les idées reçues
contrary to received opinion → contrairement aux idées reçuesReceived Pronunciation nprononciation f standard (de l'anglais)

received

[rɪˈsiːvd] adj (opinion) → generalmente accettato/a
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Tumultuous applause followed but received an unexpected check, for the cot bed, on which the dress circle was built, suddenly shut up and extinguished the enthusiastic audience.
The young newspaper reporter had received a let- ter from Louise Trunnion.
I have already received advance orders for a number of my devices from abroad, and as they are destined to save lives I feel that I ought to keep on with my work.
As every word uttered by Natty Bumppo was not to be received as rigid truth, we took the liberty of putting the "Horican" into his mouth, as the substitute for "Lake George.
On audit, the IRS took the position that such cash advances were required to be included in income in the year received.
For the first week, each preschooler received daily Ritalin doses ranging from 3.
At enrollment, participants were randomly assigned to one of two intervention groups (basic or enhanced); completed a baseline interview that covered their background, medical, behavioral and psychosocial characteristics; received a pelvic examination; and were taught to record information about their sexual behavior and barrier method use in a daily diary.
A statement from Becerra said the $6,500 he received from the Agua Caliente Band and $1,023 he got from the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians were donated because of his long-standing relationship with American Indian tribes.
Beginning in October 2002, she received Social Security benefit payments of $8,820--of which $6,772 represented back payments for the year 2001.
McLeod sued the insurer, claiming that she had not received treatment for MS during the look-back period because the MS had not yet been diagnosed.
At 16 weeks in the overall group, when the 200 mg dose of Reverset was used as add-on therapy in either an optimized or non-optimized regimen, patients who received Reverset achieved:
Dillon received a salary of $358,334 and a $270,000 bonus, up from a salary of $137,502 and a bonus of $100,000 in 2003, his first as president and CEO.

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