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Noun: advent  'ad,vent or ad-vunt
  1. Arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
    "the advent of the computer";
    - coming
Noun: Advent  'ad,vent or ad-vunt
  1. (Christian theology) the reappearance of Jesus as judge for the Last Judgment
    - Second Coming, Second Coming of Christ, Second Advent, Parousia
  2. The season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas

Derived forms: Advents, advents

Type of: arrival, manifestation, season

Part of: church calendar, ecclesiastical calendar

Encyclopedia: Advent, West Virginia