Definition of 'advent'
Video: pronunciation of 'advent'
Example sentences containing 'advent'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The sudden advent of the Passion had held out an unexpected promise of fun. PASSION IN THE PEAK (2004)For Nathan, the advent of the holidays didn't bring the usual feeling of unalloyed bliss. THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE (2004)Until the advent of synthetic dyes, woad was cultivated in great plantations that were for a time a mainstay in some colonial economies. SPIX'S MACAW: THE RACE TO SAVE THE WORLD'S RAREST BIRD (2004)
Trends of 'advent'
In Common Usage. advent is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'advent'
British English: advent /ˈædvɛnt; -vənt/ NOUN
The adventof something is the fact of it starting or coming into existence.
...the advent of the computer.
- American English: advent
- Arabic: قُدُوم
- Brazilian Portuguese: chegada
- Chinese: 出现
- Croatian: pojava
- Czech: nástup počátek éry
- Danish: komme
- Dutch: advent
- European Spanish: advenimiento
- Finnish: adventti
- French: avènement
- German: Aufkommen
- Greek: ερχομός
- Italian: avvento
- Japanese: 出現
- Korean: 출현
- Norwegian: ankomst
- Polish: nadejście
- European Portuguese: aparecimento
- Romanian: apariție
- Russian: появление прибытие
- Spanish: advenimiento
- Swedish: ankomst
- Thai: การปรากฏตัวของคนหรือสิ่งสำคัญ
- Turkish: ortaya çıkış
- Ukrainian: поява
- Vietnamese: sự ra đời
Definition of advent from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Rainbow Tree, Asymmetric Wreath, and Period Poverty: November’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this November with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.