arrival


arrival
ar|riv|al
W3 [əˈraıvəl] n
1.) [U and C]
when someone or something arrives somewhere
≠ ↑departure
Only the timely arrival of the police prevented the situation from becoming worse.
Traffic problems account for one third of late arrivals.
arrival at/in
Shortly after our arrival in London, Lisa was attacked.
on arrival
A deposit is payable on arrival (=when you arrive) .
2.) the arrival of sth
a) the time when a new idea, product etc is first used or discovered
The demand for phone numbers has increased since the arrival of mobile phones.
b) the time when an event or period of time starts to happen
The arrival of winter can make many people feel depressed.
3.)
someone who has just arrived in a place
New arrivals were greeted with suspicion.
Late arrivals will not be admitted to the theatre.
4.) arrivals
the place at an airport where people arrive when they get off a plane
the arrivals lounge
5.) new arrival
a baby who has just been born

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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