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arrival

[ uh-rahy-vuhl ]
/ əˈraɪ vəl /
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noun

an act of arriving; a coming: His arrival was delayed by traffic.
the reaching or attainment of any object or condition: arrival at a peace treaty.
the person or thing that arrives or has arrived: First arrivals will be the first seated.

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Origin of arrival

1350–1400; arrive + -al2; replacing Middle English arivaille<Middle French

OTHER WORDS FROM arrival

non·ar·riv·al, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for arrival

arrival
/ (əˈraɪvəl) /

noun

the act or time of arriving
a person or thing that arrives or has arrived
the reaching of a condition or objective
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