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前缀ad-, 去，往。词根vent, 来,词源同come.
- advent (n.)
- "important arrival," 1742, an extended sense of Advent "season before Christmas" (Old English), from Latin adventus "a coming, approach, arrival," in Church Latin "the coming of the Savior," from past participle stem of advenire "arrive, come to," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + venire "to come" (see venue). In English, also sometimes extended to the Pentecost.
- 1. the advent of new technology
- 2. Swallows come by groups at the advent of spring.
- 3. The advent of the Euro will redefine Europe.
- 4. The advent of computer has greatly changed the pattern of people's life.
- 5. Deptford had come alive with the advent of the new priest at St Paul's.
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