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Definition of advent noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[singular] the advent of something/somebody the coming of an important event, person, invention, etc. the advent of new technology
  2. 2Advent [uncountable] (in the Christian religion) the period of approximately four weeks before Christmas Advent Sunday (= the first Sunday in Advent, on or close to November 30)
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