1 act of arriving
on-time (AmE), scheduled

Which airline has the worst on-time arrivals?


the timely arrival of the letter

sudden, unexpected
expected, imminent, impending

I told her of my brother's expected arrival.


Security escorts will ensure their safe arrival.


At 11 p.m. Jody made his timely arrival.

announce, herald, mark, signal

a frost in the air which marked the arrival of winter

A fanfare of trumpets heralded the arrival of the King.

anticipate, await

a crowd awaiting the arrival of the movie star


The staff greeted the arrival of the new boss with excitement.

celebrate, welcome
date, time
on (sb's) arrival, upon (sb's) arrival

Guests receive dinner upon arrival at the hotel.

with the arrival

With the arrival of John's friends, the party livened up.

arrival at

his arrival at the airport

arrival in

their arrival in Dallas

arrival on the scene

They were saved by the arrival on the scene of another boat.

arrivals and departures

There are 120 arrivals and departures every day.

time of arrival

Our estimated time of arrival is 7.15.

2 sb/sth that arrives
early, first

Someone should stay here to meet the late arrivals.

latest, new, recent

The club has a dinner to welcome new arrivals to the town.

We're expecting a new arrival (= a baby) in the family soon.

meet, welcome

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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