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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

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

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

Before this country came on the scene, for thousands of years people did things the same way. Within 200 years of the advent of this nation, men were walking on the moon, and I want us to recognize this is the kind of people that we are. We're creative with a lot of ingenuity and a lot of energy.
Benjamin Carson

I'm not a prophet; I can only use historical reality to come to a view of the future, and my view is that Africa will return to being African and not European. The advent of colonialism was foreign to the country itself, but it will return to what it was before the Europeans arrived.
Wilbur Smith

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
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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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