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Definition of Seventh-Day Adventist noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Seventh-Day Adventist

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌsevnθ deɪ ˈædvəntɪst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsevnθ deɪ ˈædvəntɪst//
 
Religious people, Types of belief
 
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a member of a Christian religious group that believes that Christ will soon return to Earth See related entries: Religious people, Types of belief Culture The group was founded in 1860. Seventh-Day Adventists have their sabbath (= the day of the week when they rest and worship God) on Saturday instead of Sunday, and they believe that Christ will soon return to earth. They are well known for their strict religious rules.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Seventh-Day Adventist