Noun Advent Definition and Examples







The arrival of a notable person or thing.
  1. 'This debate did not begin yesterday or with the advent of New Labour in political office.'
  2. 'With the advent of electricity and better equipment the distillation process became easier.'
  3. 'The advent of e-mail has made communication a far quicker and more pleasurable experience.'
  4. 'The advent of the suicide bomber makes it impossible to cope with the terrorist.'
  5. 'Most importantly, there is no tap water here, and the wells dry up with the advent of summer.'
  6. 'Tim spoke with Doris about fashion, the advent of the jean and the art of the timeless.'
  7. 'Except that the advent of this romantic reality has been accompanied by a slow poisoning of the romantic dream.'
  8. 'He obviously didn't take into account the advent of the fly-on-the-wall documentary.'
  9. 'The advent of relatively cheap satellite television and the internet may one day put an end to these lunatics.'
  10. 'Ever since the advent of hi-fi, nobody has paid real money for a real band in this country.'
The first season of the Church year, leading up to Christmas and including the four preceding Sundays.
  1. 'What important news for us in this season of Advent!'
  2. 'The text is a wonderful reflection on all that has happened during the season of Advent and Christmas Eve and Day.'
  3. 'I'm sure I can get him to understand before the Advent season begins.'
  4. 'May you find peace and rest at this, the beginning of the Advent season.'
  5. 'This year, about 22,000 will attend the Advent, carol and Christmas services.'
  6. 'We think of Isaiah as an Advent and Christmas prophet.'
  7. 'What a strange and powerful story it is we have to share in these days of Advent and Christmas and Epiphany.'
  8. 'All the children in 1st class come to the 12 noon Mass on the four Sundays of Advent.'
  9. 'Christians celebrate Advent on the four Sundays leading up to Christmas.'
  10. 'Readings for Advent and Christmas contains daily meditations for this season of waiting and hope.'
  11. 'Angels from heaven informed the shepherds of the advent of Jesus.'
  12. 'Before the advent of Jesus Christ there was nothing like Christianity.'
((n.) The period including the four Sundays before Christmas.|--|(n.) The first or the expected second coming of Christ.|--|(n.) Coming; any important arrival; approach.|--|)


1. a coming into place, view, or being; arrival: the advent of the holiday season.

2. (usually initial capital letter) the coming of Christ into the world.

3. (initial capital letter) the period beginning four Sundays before Christmas, observed in commemoration of the coming of Christ into the world.

4. (usually initial capital letter) Second Coming.


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"There can be advent journeys."
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"systems can have advents."
"politicses can have advents."
"people/places/organizations can have advents."
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Old English, from Latin adventus ‘arrival’, from advenire, from ad- ‘to’ + venire ‘come’.

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