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- 1. advent, coming, arrival, reaching
- usage: arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous); "the advent of the computer"
- 2. Advent, season
- usage: the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas
- 3. Second Coming, Second Coming of Christ, Second Advent, Advent, Parousia
- usage: (Christian theology) the reappearance of Jesus as judge for the Last Judgment
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