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arrival

noun

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the act of coming upon a scene
  • spring's late arrival meant we were still skiing in mid-April
  • the groom blamed his belated arrival for the wedding on a huge traffic snarl

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The first known use of arrival was in the 14th century

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arrière-pensées

arrival

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“Arrival.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/arrival. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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