Meaning of RECEIVER in English
A telephone’s ~ is the part that you hold near to your ear and speak into.
A ~ is the part of a radio or television that picks up signals and converts them into sound or pictures.
Auto-tuning VHF ~s are now common in cars.
The ~ is someone who is appointed by a court of law to manage the affairs of a business, usually when it is facing financial failure. (BUSINESS)
Between July and September, a total of 1,059 firms called in the ~.
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Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012