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American English: /əˈraɪvəl/
British English: /əˈrʌɪv(ə)l/

Translation of arrival in Spanish:


  • 1 uncountable and countable (coming)
    arribo (masculine) (esp Latin America) [formal]
    our arrival at the airport
    nuestra llegada al aeropuerto
    the arrival in Washington of the delegation
    la llegada de la delegación a Washington
    el arribo de la delegación a Washington (esp Latin America) [formal]
    we expect his arrival any moment
    estamos esperando su llegada de un momento a otro
    the arrival of spring
    la llegada de la primavera
    time of arrival on arrival
    al llegar
    a su ( or mi etc. ) llegada
    Example sentences
    • In his notebook Gradowski described his journey by train to the camp and the selection process on arrival.
    • Apart from hugs and kisses on arrival and departure there has never been anything physical between us.
    • And I got away with it, even though I omitted to get my entry declaration stamped on arrival in Russia.
    Example sentences
    • The arrival of the Black Death brought social and economic chaos, from which not even the Minster was immune.
    • The arrival of synthetic products may have pushed bamboo and cane out of the front rows in the market.
    • The eventual arrival of Metrolink will also help attract more spectators and more participants to SportCity.
  • 2 countable (person or thing) the latest arrivals in our fashion department
    las últimas novedades en nuestra sección de modas
    congratulations on your new arrival
    felicitaciones por el nacimiento or la llegada de vuestro hijo
    a new arrival on the London stage
    una nueva figura del teatro londinense
    late arrivals will not be admitted (in theater)
    no se permitirá el acceso a la sala una vez iniciado el espectáculo
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