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English definition of “arrival”

arrival

noun [C/U]  /əˈrɑɪ·vəl/ us  
the act of someone or something that reaches a place or comes into existence, or a person or thing that reaches a place: [U] The arrival of the railroad changed the western US. [U] The arrival of the new year was greeted with joy. [C] There were so many refugees that tents were needed to house new arrivals.
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