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arriving

verb
present participle of arrive

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1 to get to a destination
  • when will the guests arrive?

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2 to reach a desired level of accomplishment
  • the actress knew she'd arrived when she received an Oscar nomination

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“Arriving.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/arriving. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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