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What is the difference between "aufnehmen", "bekommen","empfangen"?

I think they all have a meaning of "get", "receive". Is there a difference between them, when I want to express I get or receive something?

For learning: German
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    aufnehmen is like "establish" and "hire" in English,
    z.B: Wir haben viel Kontakt mit unseren auslaendischen Kunden aufgenommen.
    Er wurde in diese Firma aufgenommen.

    bekommen means "receive/get"
    z.B Gestern bekam ich einen Brief aus Japan

    but "empfangen" has an extra meaning of "entertain"
    z.B Sie haben mich ganz herzlich empfangen.

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