Definition of Advent in English :

Define Advent in English

Advent meaning in English

Meaning of Advent in English

Pronunciation of Advent in English

Advent pronunciation in English

Pronounce Advent in English


see synonyms of advent


1. advent, coming

arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)

Example Sentences:
'the advent of the computer'

2. advent

the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas

3. advent, parousia, second advent, second coming, second coming of christ

(Christian theology) the reappearance of Jesus as judge for the Last Judgment

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of advent
an arrival or coming, esp one which is awaited
the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas or (in Eastern Orthodox churches) the forty days preceding Christmas

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see synonyms of advent
the period including the four Sundays just before Christmas
2.  Theology
the birth of Christ
Second Coming
3.  [a-]
a coming or arrival

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of advent
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.

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