Advent – 1. The arrival of a notable person or thing 2.Period of four weeks before Christmas
To remember the definition of the word advent, use the following mnemonic:
Adverts for toys cause parents to vent (advent) their anger if they arrive on the telly more than four weeks before Christmas.
Examples of advent in a sentence (The arrival of a notable person or thing)
With the advent of the new captain, the team began to perform notably better than before.
The advent of the internet has significantly improved the availability of information.
The advent of the new CEO brought a massive increase to the companies profits.
Examples of advent in a sentence (Period of four weeks before Christmas)
She refused to put up any Christmas decorations until the start of advent.
He really regretted leaving all of his Christmas shopping till the last week of advent.
Once advent started, they had Christmas music constantly playing throughout the house.