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advent

  

      n   an arrival or coming, esp. one which is awaited  
     (C12: from Latin adventus, from advenire, from ad- to + venire to come)  


Advent  
      n     (Christianity)   the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas or (in Eastern Orthodox churches) the forty days preceding Christmas  
Advent calendar  
      n     (Brit)   a large card with a brightly coloured sometimes tinselled design on it that contains small numbered doors for children to open on each of the days of Advent, revealing pictures beneath them  
Advent Sunday  
      n   the first of the four Sundays of Advent, and the one that falls nearest to November 30  
Second Advent  
      n      a less common term for the       Second Coming  
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Advent  
      n     (Christianity)   the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas or (in Eastern Orthodox churches) the forty days preceding Christmas  


advent  
      n   an arrival or coming, esp. one which is awaited  
     (C12: from Latin adventus, from advenire, from ad- to + venire to come)  
Advent calendar  
      n     (Brit)   a large card with a brightly coloured sometimes tinselled design on it that contains small numbered doors for children to open on each of the days of Advent, revealing pictures beneath them  
Advent Sunday  
      n   the first of the four Sundays of Advent, and the one that falls nearest to November 30  
Second Advent  
      n      a less common term for the       Second Coming  

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advent

  
  
appearance, approach, arrival, coming, entrance, occurrence, onset, visitation  

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