Examples of received in a Sentence
What was radical thinking in times past has become received wisdom today.
traditionally the received opinion was that, in the event of a divorce, the mother should get custody of the children
Recent Examples of received from the Web
It’s Friday, and my offer to buy 21st Century Fox in exchange for my collection of Titanic memorabilia still has not received regulatory approval.
The received wisdom is that the Netherlands should have won the 1974 World Cup.
Equilibrium, for example, has so far received $204,000 in state grants.
Leventhal reported a cash balance of nearly $180,000 and has so far received $279,000 in matching funds.
Your Mind, a Leadbelly tribute CD with my blues band, Shoe Suede Blues, which features a couple of tracks with my brother Nick, and which has been very well received.
Delta had led a charge of the big three U.S. carriers that claimed that the three big Middle East carriers – Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad – had all received state subsidies.
While his side would probably be able to manage without their creative midfielder against a 15th placed Sassuolo, his inclusion will be very well received.
After she is murdered, two copies of her will are found—one favoring the son, the other the rental relatives—dramatizing the tension between received pieties about filial love and the economic relations that bind parents and children.
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RECEIVED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of received for English Language Learners
: widely accepted
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