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    what is advent

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    advent |?ad?vent|
    noun [ in sing. ]
    the arrival of a notable person, thing, or event: the advent of television.
    • ( Advent )the first season of the Christian church year, leading up to Christmas and including the four preceding Sundays.
    • ( Advent )Christian Theology the coming or second coming of Christ.
    ORIGIN Old English, from Latin adventus ‘arrival,’ from advenire, from ad- ‘to’ + venire ‘come.’

    Advent is the coming of Christ the 4 wks before Christmas.



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