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Arrival meaning

arrival - 5 dictionary results

  1. 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.
  2. 2. The attainment or reaching of any object, by effort, or in natural course; as, our arrival at this conclusion was wholly unexpected.
  3. 3. The person or thing arriving or which has arrived; as, news brought by the last arrival.
  4. 4. An approach.
  5. 5. The act of coming; that which arrives.

arrival - examples of usage

  1. He was actually to see Cassandra within a week or perhaps less, and he was more anxious to know the date of her arrival than he could own even to himself. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. Thus every one, rich and poor, great and small, looked out for the arrival of the ship. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
  3. She will listen anxiously at the door, and look frequently out at the window, as if expecting some one's arrival. - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.
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