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English Dictionary: arrival by the DICT Development Group
2 results for arrival
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. accomplishment of an objective
    Synonym(s): arrival, reaching
  2. the act of arriving at a certain place; "they awaited her arrival"
  3. someone who arrives (or has arrived)
    Synonym(s): arrival, arriver, comer
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Arrival \Ar*riv"al\, n. [From {Arrive}.]
      1. The act of arriving, or coming; the act of reaching a
            place from a distance, whether by water (as in its
            original sense) or by land.
                     Our watchmen from the towers, with longing eyes,
                     Expect his swift arrival.                  --Dryden.
      2. The attainment or reaching of any object, by effort, or in
            natural course; as, our arrival at this conclusion was
            wholly unexpected.
      3. The person or thing arriving or which has arrived; as,
            news brought by the last arrival.
                     Another arrival still more important was speedily
                     announced.                                          --Macaulay.
      4. An approach. [Obs.]
                     The house has a corner arrival.         --H. Walpole.
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