arrival

[uh-rahy-vuhl]
noun
1.
an act of arriving; a coming: His 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: First arrivals will be the first seated.

Origin:
1350–1400; arrive + -al2; replacing Middle English arivaille < Middle French

nonarrival, noun


1. advent.
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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

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Example sentences
If a packet doesn't reach its destination, it will be sent and re-sent until
  its arrival is confirmed.
Now, with the arrival of a wave of new entrants, the chances of a real shake-up
  in high-street banking seem to be growing.
It is an old debate, but one that has been given a new twist by the arrival of
  the euro.
But that means travellers lose the benefit of a downtown arrival, often touted
  as an advantage of trains.
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