reception centre

reception centre

(in Britain) n
1. (Social Welfare) a place to which distressed people, such as vagrants, addicts, victims of a disaster, refugees, etc, go pending more permanent arrangements
2. (Social Welfare) a local-authority home where children are looked after in a family crisis or where long-term placement is arranged for a child whose family cannot provide a home
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Translations

reception centre

n (Brit) → centro di raccolta
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