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Definition of Advent

Advent

  1. The period including the four Sundays before Christmas.
  2. The first or the expected second coming of Christ.
  3. Coming; any important arrival; approach.

Advent Quotations

With the advent of genetic engineering the time required for the evolution of new species may literally collapse.
Dee Hock

The advent of Google+ and the emergence of the personalized web means this is more true than ever. Brands, and their advertising partners, must wake up to this challenge and define themselves with clarity, consistency and authenticity. Otherwise they just might find themselves shouting in a ghost town.
Simon Mainwaring

My relationship with Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm reaches far back into my childhood. I grew up with Grimm's fairy tales. I even saw a theater production of 'Tom Thumb' during Advent at the State Theater in Danzig, which my mother took me to see.
Gunter Grass

Every year we celebrate the holy season of Advent, O God. Every year we pray those beautiful prayers of longing and waiting, and sing those lovely songs of hope and promise.
Karl Rahner

In a sense, terrorism blossomed in the advent of television. Television promotes terrorism in religion and in politics.
Marilyn Manson
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Advent Translations

advent in Danish is advent
advent in Dutch is advent
advent in French is debur, avent
advent in German is Advent {m}, Anbruch, Beginn
advent in Italian is inizio
advent in Spanish is advenimiento
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