Meaning of “advent” in the English Dictionary

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adventnoun [ U ]

us /ˈæd·vent/

the beginning of an event, the invention of something, or the arrival of a person:

Transportation was transformed by the advent of the internal combustion engine.

For Christians, Advent is the period of four weeks before Christmas.

(Definition of “advent” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)