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advent (noun) the coming or arrival.

The arrival of a great event, a great person, an invention, a social, religious, or a political movement, etc., is described as an advent. The advent of Christianity means the beginning of Christianity. We talk of the advent of computers, meaning the beginning of use of computers. When we refer to the time a country is freed from foreign rule, we mean the advent of Independence.

  • Since the advent of Christianity, countries in Europe began to embrace the faith as a result of the zeal of the Christian preachers from Rome.
  • The advent of Indian Independence signaled the beginning of the end of British colonialism.
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