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  1. Receiving

    of Receive

Editors Contribution

  1. receivingverb

    Verb form of the word receive.

    The data was sending and receiving in real-time and the system was working efficiently, everyone was very happy with it.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 3, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'receiving' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3385

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'receiving' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3994

How to pronounce receiving?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of receiving in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of receiving in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of receiving in a Sentence

  1. State John Kerry on Tuesday:

    It is very clear to us that the terrorism, these acts of terrorism which have been taking place, deserve the condemnation that they are receiving, and today I express my complete condemnation for any act of terror that takes innocent lives and disrupts the day-to-day life of a nation.

  2. Stephanie Grisham:

    The first lady sent a nice thank you note after receiving a gift, as is common practice for her.

  3. Neil Postman:

    Because he did not have time to read every new book in his field, the great Polish anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowski used a simple and efficient method of deciding which ones were worth his attention: Upon receiving a new book, he immediately checked the index to see if his name was cited, and how often. The more "Malinowski" the more compelling the book. No "Malinowski," and he doubted the subject of the book was anthropology at all.

  4. Gretchen Whitmer:

    Weve entered into a number of contracts and as we are getting closer to the date when shipments are supposed to come in, theyre getting canceled or theyre getting delayed, weve been told theyre going first to the federal government. Earlier in the week, Gretchen Whitmer complained that Michigan wasnt receiving clear directives and guidance from the federal government on how to handle the crisis. The coronavirus outbreak has sparked tension between President Trump. Frankly, a patchwork strategy of each state doing what President Trump can, were going to do it if we need to, but it would be nice to have a national strategy.

  5. Catherine Klirodotakou from Womankind Worldwide:

    We are not receiving the kind of help people say we are getting from the government or local and international NGOs, all we can do is try our best to survive.

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