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  • noun

Synonyms for advent

Synonyms for advent

the act of arriving

Synonyms for advent

arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)


Related Words

the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas

(Christian theology) the reappearance of Jesus as judge for the Last Judgment

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Advent technology helps firms minimize risk, work together seamlessly, and discover new opportunities in a constantly evolving world.
Stevens will be discussing Advent during the four Sunday Advent services by using the word ``Peace'' as an acrostic -- Prepare your heart; Exalt the Lord; Arrange your life; Celebrate Christ; and Enjoy Christmas -- for the sermon on Christmas morning.
The problem is that the lack of contemplative consideration that comes with Christmas consumerism too often drowns out the sounds of Advent and drains not only the feast but even, perhaps, the rest of the year of its meaning.
Advent Anticipation -- This is the kind of book that people regard as "normal" for Lent, but rarely for Advent: a set of day-by-day meditations from Advent Sunday through the 12 days of Christmas.
Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in Westlake Village is planning an evening of tranquillity and insight at its annual Advent Lessons and Carols program, which starts at 5 p.
In Advent we are reminded that we must wait for good things to come--but come they will.
These risks and uncertainties include market acceptance of new products, the impact of initiatives by competitors, and other risks detailed in Advent's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, its annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, as amended, copies of which may be obtained by contacting Advent Software at 415-645-1787, or by visiting Advent's Investor Relations website at www.
In our home we always put out the manger scene at the beginning of Advent, but we never place the infant Jesus in the crib until Christmas Eve.
The integration with Advent helps Moxy users leverage SunGard's SWIFT membership to transmit trade instructions to their custodians and other interested parties over the SWIFT network using industry standard formats.
Possibly because Catholics and other Christians are looking for weeks ahead to Christmas, which is a barn burner of both a religious and secular celebration, Advent seems something less than exciting.
At the supper table, we would light the appropriate Advent candle(s) and read a prayer meditation written for two readers (one parent, one child) with repeated responses.
Advent offers three distinct portfolio management solutions to meet the diverse needs of the marketplace:
Even though I grew up catholic in the 1950s and '60s, I was only remotely familiar with the custom of the Advent wreath.