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ar·ri·val

 (ə-rī′vəl)
n.
1. The act of arriving.
2. One that arrives or has arrived.
3. The reaching of a goal or objective as a result of effort or a process: our ultimate arrival at a compromise.

arrival

(əˈraɪvəl)
n
1. the act or time of arriving
2. a person or thing that arrives or has arrived
3. the reaching of a condition or objective

ar•ri•val

(əˈraɪ vəl)

n.
1. an act of arriving; a coming: Their arrival was delayed by traffic.
2. the reaching or attainment of any object or condition: arrival at a peace treaty.
3. the person or thing that arrives or has arrived.
[1350–1400]

arrival

When someone arrives at a place, you can talk about their arrival there. This is a rather formal use.

His arrival was hardly noticed.
A week after her arrival, we had a General School Meeting.

If you want to say that something happens immediately after someone arrives at a place, you can use a phrase beginning with on. Note that you must use on, not 'at', in sentences like these. You do not say, for example, 'At his arrival in London, he went straight to Oxford Street'. You can say 'On his arrival in London, he went straight to Oxford Street'.

On his arrival in Singapore he hired a secretary and rented his first office.
The British Council will book temporary hotel accommodation on your arrival in London.

The possessive determiner is often omitted. For example, instead of saying 'on their arrival', you can just say on arrival.

The principal guests were greeted on arrival by the Lord Mayor of London.
On arrival at the Station hotel in Dumfries he acknowledges a few familiar faces.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arrival - accomplishment of an objectivearrival - accomplishment of an objective  
accomplishment, achievement - the action of accomplishing something
attainment - arrival at a new stage; "his attainment of puberty was delayed by malnutrition"
advent, coming - arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous); "the advent of the computer"
2.arrival - the act of arriving at a certain placearrival - the act of arriving at a certain place; "they awaited her arrival"
action - something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"
incoming, ingress, entering, entrance, entry - the act of entering; "she made a grand entrance"
appearance - the act of appearing in public view; "the rookie made a brief appearance in the first period"; "it was Bernhardt's last appearance in America"
homecoming, return - a coming to or returning home; "on his return from Australia we gave him a welcoming party"
anchorage - the act of anchoring
docking, tying up, dockage, moorage - the act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes
landing - the act of coming to land after a voyage
landing - the act of coming down to the earth (or other surface); "the plane made a smooth landing"; "his landing on his feet was catlike"
check-in - the act of reporting your presence (as at an airport or a hotel)
3.arrival - someone who arrives (or has arrived)arrival - someone who arrives (or has arrived)
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
early bird - a person who arrives early before others do
latecomer - someone who arrives late
newcomer - a recent arrival; "he's a newcomer to Boston"

arrival

noun
1. appearance, coming, arriving, entrance, advent, materialization the day after his arrival
2. coming, happening, taking place, dawn, emergence, occurrence, materialization They celebrated the arrival of the New Year.
3. newcomer, arriver, incomer, visitor, caller, entrant, comer, newbie (slang), visitant A high proportion of the new arrivals are skilled professionals.
4. birth, delivery, childbirth, nativity, parturition a couple anticipating the arrival of a new child

arrival

noun
1. The act of arriving:
2. One that arrives:
3. The achievement of something desired, planned, or attempted:
Translations
قُدوموُصولوُصُول
příchodpříchozípříjezdpřírůsteknově došlá věc
ankomstnyankommen
saapuminen
dolazak
érkezésjövevénymegérkezés
komakomufaròegi, sá eîa òaî sem kemur/berst
到着
도착
prihod
ankomst
การมาถึง
varışgelen kişi/şeygeliş
sự đến

arrival

[əˈraɪvəl]
A. N
1. [of person, letter etc] → llegada f, arribo m (esp LAm)
"Arrivals" (Aer) → "Llegadas"
on arrivalal llegar
dead on arrivalingresó cadáver
2. (= person) → persona f que llega
Jim was the first arrival at the partyJim fue el primero en llegar a la fiesta
a new arrival (= newcomer) → un recién llegado; (= baby) → un recién nacido
B. CPD arrivals hall N (Aer) → sala f de llegadas

arrival

[əˈraɪvəl] n
[person, train] → arrivée f
[goods] → arrivage m
(= person) → arrivant(e) m/f
new arrival → nouveau venu(nouvelle)(e)arrival board (US) arrivals board (British) ntableau m des arrivéesarrivals hall nhall m d'arrivéearrivals lounge nsalon m d'arrivée

arrival

n
Ankunft f no pl; (of person)Ankunft f, → Eintreffen nt no pl; (of goods, news)Eintreffen nt no pl; our eventual arrival at a decision …dass wir endlich zu einer Entscheidung kamen; on arrivalbei Ankunft; he was dead on arrivalbei seiner Einlieferung ins Krankenhaus wurde der Tod festgestellt; arrival time, time of arrivalAnkunftszeit f; arrivals and departures (Rail) → Ankunft/Abfahrt f; (Aviat) → Ankunft f/Abflug m
(= person)Ankömmling m; new arrivalNeuankömmling m; (at school also) → Neue(r) mf; (in hotel, boarding house) → neu angekommener Gast; (in firm, office) → neuer Mitarbeiter, neue Mitarbeiterin; a new arrival on the pop sceneein neues Gesicht auf der Popszene; when our firm was still a new arrival in the publishing worldals unsere Firma noch ein Neuling im Verlagswesen war; the new arrival is a little girlder neue Erdenbürger ist ein kleines Mädchen; he was the latest arrivaler kam als Letzter

arrival

[əˈraɪvl] n (gen) → arrivo; (person) → arrivato/a
a new arrival (newcomer) → un(a) nuovo/a venuto/a (baby) → un(a) neonato/a
on arrival → all'arrivo

arrive

(əˈraiv) verb
to reach (a place, the end of a journey etc). They arrived home last night; The parcel arrived yesterday.
arˈrival noun
1. the act of arriving. I was greeted by my sister on my arrival.
2. a person, thing etc that has arrived. I wish he would stop calling our baby the new arrival.
arrive at
to reach. The committee failed to arrive at a decision.

arrival

وُصُول příchod ankomst Ankunft άφιξη llegada saapuminen arrivée dolazak arrivo 到着 도착 aankomst ankomst przybycie chegada прибытие ankomst การมาถึง varış sự đến 到达

arrival

n. arribo, llegada;
dead on ___paciente que llega sin vida, que llega muerto-a;
[newborn] new ___neonato-a, recién nacido-a.
References in classic literature ?
Every one looked forward to the hour of arrival, and sought to give the last touch to the doctor's preparations.
The arrival of Mr Jones with his lady at the inn; with a very full description of the battle of Upton.
SOME ACCOUNT OF THE LATE OPERATIONS OF THE FRENCH AT THE MARQUESAS--PRUDENT CONDUCT OF THE ADMIRAL--SENSATION PRODUCED BY THE ARRIVAL OF THE STRANGERS--THE FIRST HORSE SEEN BY THE ISLANDERS--REFLECTIONS--MISERABLE SUBTERFUGE OF THE FRENCH--DIGRESSION CONCERNING TAHITI--SEIZURE OF THE ISLAND BY THE ADMIRAL--SPIRITED CONDUCT OF AN ENGLISH LADY
At the period of our arrival at the Island, the heaviest storage of the Pequod had been almost completed; comprising her beef, bread, water, fuel, and iron hoops and staves.
He reached London from Switzerland in September last; and sold the Combe-Raven property immediately on his arrival.
Our apprehensions were very much increased by our suspicion of the camel-drivers, who, as we imagined, had advertised the Galles of our arrival.
He might, perhaps, reckon on the arrival of trains at the designated hours, in Europe, where the distances were relatively moderate; but when he calculated upon crossing India in three days, and the United States in seven, could he rely beyond misgiving upon accomplishing his task?
My arrival was indeed a most agreable surprise to her as she had not only been totally ignorant of my Marriage with her Nephew, but had never even had the slightest idea of there being such a person in the World.
John George M'Tavish, bound, full of song and spirit, to the mouth of the Columbia, to await the arrival of the Isaac Todd.
Mainwaring is just gone; he brought me the news of his wife's arrival.
They were cheered by the joy of the servants on their arrival, and each for the sake of the others resolved to appear happy.
Ozma's High Chamberlain now hurried forward to announce the names of the new arrivals, calling out in a loud voice: