Meaning of “Advent calendar” in the English Dictionary

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"Advent calendar" in British English

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Advent calendarnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈæd.vent ˌkæl.ən.dər/ us /ˈæd.vent ˌkæl.ən.dɚ/

a decorative piece of card, often hung on the wall, that has a small opening with a door for each of the days of the month before Christmas. Children open one of these doors each day, finding a picture under it.

(Definition of “Advent calendar” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)