noun: The coming or arrival, especially of something extremely important: the advent of the computer.
noun: The liturgical period preceding Christmas, beginning in Western churches on the fourth Sunday before Christmas and in Eastern churches in mid-November, and observed by many Christians as a season of prayer, fasting, and penitence.
noun: Christianity The coming of Jesus at the Incarnation.
noun: Christianity See Second Coming.
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
(The word "advent" comes from the Latin word that means
Even in advent, we usually try and find time during the evening to light candles and sing a song or two.
To await its advent is to adopt a policy of indefinite drift, and possibly lose an opportunity that may never be so favourable again.
No; social intercourse may be long in coming, but its advent is sure; the mischief is already done.
Zerubbabel's kingdom was not independent and settled; also all the prophets end their prophecies with Messiah, whose advent is the cure of all previous disorders.