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Advent

noun Ad·vent \ˈad-ˌvent, chiefly British -vənt\

Definition of ADVENT

1
:  the period beginning four Sundays before Christmas and observed by some Christians as a season of prayer and fasting
2
a :  the coming of Christ at the Incarnation
b :  second coming
3
not capitalized :  a coming into being or use <the advent of spring> <the advent of pasteurization> <the advent of personal computers>

Origin of ADVENT

Middle English, from Medieval Latin adventus, from Latin, arrival, from advenire
First Known Use: 12th century

Other Christian Religious Terms

Pentateuch, blasphemy, curate, doxology, eremite, iconoclasm, liturgy, orison, pneuma, reliquary
ADVENT Defined for Kids

advent

noun ad·vent \ˈad-ˌvent\

Definition of ADVENT for Kids

:  the arrival or coming of something <the advent of spring>

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