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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An important arrival of an event or change. The period of four weeks before Christmas in the Christian religion.

Usage examples (39)
  • Some children enjoy using an advent calendar to count the days before Christmas.
  • The advent of the computer
  • (The word "advent" comes from the Latin word that means
  • Even in advent, we usually try and find time during the evening to light candles and sing a song or two. for more
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