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advent

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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] perfect passive participle adventus, coming to, from verb advenire, come to, from prefix ad-, to, + verb venire, come

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
advent

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  1. Coming; coming to; approach; arrival.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The first or the expected second coming of Christ.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The period or season of the Christian church year between Advent Sunday and Christmas.

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Danish

Noun

advent c (singular indefinite en advent, singular definite adventen, plural indefinite adventer, plural definite adventerne)

  1. advent (the period from Advent Sunday to Christmas)

Old Frisian

Noun

advent

  1. advent

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