Definition of arrival
- new arrivals
They were awaiting the arrival of guests.
When is the mail scheduled for arrival?
They track the number of airport arrivals and departures.
They were late arrivals at the party.
They are eagerly awaiting the arrival of their wedding day.
the changes that occur with the arrival of spring
the arrival of new technology
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