arrival · noun /əˈrɑɪ.vəl/Full view
B1 U when someone or something arrives somewhere
Dictionary examples:

Hundreds gathered to await the boxer's arrival at the airport.

On arrival at the police station, they were taken to a room for questioning.

We regret the late arrival of flight 237.

Learner example:

Can you confirm your arrival time next week? (Preliminary English Test; B1; Polish)

C1 C a new thing or person that has arrived
Dictionary example:

Two teachers were there to greet the new arrivals.

Learner example:

Secondly, a barbecue would be a good thing to do on the 1st of September, to welcome the new arrivals. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Portuguese)

C2 U when something new is discovered or created or becomes available
Dictionary example:

The arrival of the railroad changed the western US.

Learner example:

With the arrival of capitalism, the mass-production of garments inherent to this system has raised the issue of whether what people wear reflects their personality. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Spanish)

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