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ad·vent

 (ăd′vĕnt′)
n.
1. The coming or arrival of something or someone that is important or worthy of note: the advent of the computer.
2. Advent Christianity
a. The liturgical period preceding Christmas, beginning in Western churches on the fourth Sunday before Christmas and in Eastern churches in mid-November, and observed by many Christians as a season of prayer, fasting, and penitence.
b. The coming of Jesus at the Incarnation.

[Middle English, the Advent season, from Old French, from Latin adventus, arrival, from past participle of advenīre, to come to : ad-, ad- + venīre, to come; see gwā- in Indo-European roots.]

advent

(ˈædvɛnt; -vənt)
n
an arrival or coming, esp one which is awaited
[C12: from Latin adventus, from advenīre, from ad- to + venīre to come]

Advent

(ˈædvɛnt; -vənt)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas or (in Eastern Orthodox churches) the forty days preceding Christmas

ad•vent

(ˈæd vɛnt)

n.
1. an arrival; a start or commencement: the advent of the holiday season.
2.
a. (usu. cap.) the coming of Christ into the world.
b. (cap.) the penitential period beginning four Sundays before Christmas, commemorating this.
3. (usu. cap.) Second Coming.
[1125–75; Middle English < Latin adventus arrival, approach =adven(īre) to arrive, reach (ad- ad- + venīre to come) + -tus suffix of v. action]

Advent

A period of time before Christmas, marking preparation for the coming of Christ.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.advent - arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)advent - arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous); "the advent of the computer"
arrival, reaching - accomplishment of an objective
2.advent - the season including the four Sundays preceding ChristmasAdvent - the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas
church calendar, ecclesiastical calendar - a calendar of the Christian year indicating the dates of fasts and festivals
season - a recurrent time marked by major holidays; "it was the Christmas season"
Advent Sunday - the first of the four Sundays during Advent
3.advent - (Christian theology) the reappearance of Jesus as judge for the Last JudgmentAdvent - (Christian theology) the reappearance of Jesus as judge for the Last Judgment
Christian theology - the teachings of Christian churches

advent

noun coming, approach, appearance, arrival, entrance, onset, occurrence, visitation The advent of war led to austerity.

advent

noun
The act of arriving:
Translations
حُلُول، وُرُود، قُدُومقُدُوم
nástuppříchod
kommeAdventankomstfremkomst
adventtisaapua
pojava
eljövetel
koma
出現
출현
atėjimasatvykimas
atnākšanaierašanās
adventankomst
การปรากฏตัวของคนหรือสิ่งสำคัญ
sự ra đời

advent

[ˈædvənt]
A. N
1. (= arrival) → advenimiento m
2. (Rel) AdventAdviento m
B. CPD Advent calendar Ncalendario m de Adviento
Advent Sunday Ndomingo m de Adviento

Advent

[ˈædɛnt] nl'avent m

advent

[ˈædvɛnt] n [product, technique, phenomenon] → arrivée f; [person] → avènement m, arrivée f
the advent of sb/sth (= arrival) → l'arrivée de qn/qch
before the advent of digital TV → avant l'arrivée de la télévision numériqueAdvent calendar ncalendrier m de l'avent

advent

n
(of age, era)Beginn m, → Anbruch m; (of jet plane etc)Aufkommen nt
(Eccl) AdventAdvent m

Advent

[ˈædvənt] n (Rel) → Avvento

advent

[ˈædvənt] n (frm) (arrival) → avvento

advent

(ˈӕdvent) noun
coming or arrival. the advent of space travel.

advent

قُدُوم nástup komme Aufkommen ερχομός advenimiento adventti avènement pojava avvento 出現 출현 advent ankomst nadejście aparecimento, chegada появление ankomst การปรากฏตัวของคนหรือสิ่งสำคัญ ortaya çıkış sự ra đời 出现
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