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arriveverb [I]

uk   /əˈraɪv/  us   /əˈraɪv/
  • arrive verb [I] (REACH)

A2 to reach a place, especially at the end of a journey: What time will your train arrive? It was dark by the time we arrived at the station. We arrived in Prague later that day. I arrived back to find that my room had been burgled. What time does the mail usually arrive (= is it delivered)? I ordered some CDs over a month ago, but they still haven't arrived (= I have not received them).

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arriveverb [I]

 us   /əˈrɑɪv/
to come to a place, esp. after traveling: What time is their plane scheduled to arrive?
If someone or something arrives, it appears: Sausages suddenly arrived on our table.
infml Someone who has arrived has become successful: When they sent a limo for us, I knew we’d arrived.
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