in receipt of

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in receipt of (something)

Having received something. The phrase is rather formal and most often used in business settings. Yes, we are in receipt of your resume, and our recruiting team is reviewing it now.
See also: of, receipt

in receipt of something

in a state of having received something. (Used in business correspondence.) We are in receipt of your letter of request. When we are in receipt of your check for the full balance, we will mark your bill as paid.
See also: of, receipt