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Advent
1. In the ecclesiastical calendar, the season immediately preceding the festival of the Nativity, now including the four preceding Sundays; from Latin, adventus, "arrival".
2. The Coming of the Lord Jesus Christ as Saviour of the world; the Incarnation; hence his expected Second Coming as Judge, and the Coming of the Holy Spirit as at Pentecost.
3. By extension, any important or epoch-making arrival. In modern usage applied poetically or grandiloquently to any arrival.
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advent
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