how to pronounce advent


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advent is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of advent in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… habits also the advent of DVRs has made …”

meanings of advent


  1. The period or season of the Christian church year between Advent Sunday and Christmas.
  2. The first or the expected second coming of Christ.


  1. Arrival; onset; a time when something first comes or appears.

advent frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word advent occurs in english on average 6.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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