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Word: advent

Definition: arrival


Sentences Containing 'advent'

, and are the antagonists of "Advent Children".
A physical advent calendar containing leads to each episode's plot was published in conjunction with the initial airing of the series.
After only eight years of service it was made obsolete by the advent of diesel power.
After the advent of the Nielsen SoundScan era in 1991, the album sold a further 575,000 copies in the United States.
All, however, had been withdrawn by 1963 upon the advent of the BR Modernisation Plan.
At the advent of each individual into this life, may we not suppose that such a bar has risen to the surface somewhere?
Barn on 26th, now in Advent / Pleasure Point Church.
CE behaviour became prominent with the advent of the social phenomenon of online CE.
Direct sound recording was the practice from the beginning, until the advent of the 1960s.
ElectricDecember.org is an annual online advent calendar which has run since 1999.
Fire support has been used since the advent of cannons in warfare as artillery.
He is not seen in "Advent Children", but is heard leaving a message on Cloud's cell phone.
He was interred in Church of the Advent Cemetery.
He was the principal of its grammar school, but with the advent of the war, he joined the Confederate Army in September 1861.
In "Advent Children Complete", he is voiced in Japanese by Kazumu Izawa and in English by Aaron Refvem.
In "Advent Children", he is voiced in Japanese by Kyōsuke Ikeda and in English by Benjamin Bryan.
In "Advent Children", Marlene is voiced in Japanese by Miyū Tsuzurahara and in English by Grace Rolek.
Ishizaka believed that with the advent of the Internet, there is no difference in time and distance among countries anymore."
It also includes an in-game Advent calendar.
It was created by Sigurður Örn Brynjólfsson and Friðrik Erlingsson, and was the first stop-motion advent calendar on Icelandic television.
Modern Swedish (Swedish: "nysvenska") begins with the advent of the printing press and the European Reformation.
On June 16, 1830, upon the advent of Gen.
Popularity of the park declined after the advent of the automobile and in 1929, Idora Park was razed.
She appeared as a leading lady through the 1920s but her career slowed with the advent of the "talkies".
Switching between comedy shorts and features, by the advent of sound, she was relegated to comedy roles.
The advent of 3rd edition brought about an end to both the basic D game and 2nd edition AD, and debuted with an all new Monster Manual in 2000.
The advent of Leagues in 1987 Newport was placed in North Midlands 1.
The advent of Mrs. Gummidge with a basket, explained how the house had happened to be empty.
The advent of the automobile sounded the death knell for rail in Seattle.
The advent of the Merovingian dynasty in Gaul during the fifth century led to important changes in the arts.
The advent of transistors into consumer electronics products was very important to the unit's concept.
The advent of widespread insurance of employers has led to the recovery of indemnities being widely abandoned.
The bishops employed him in preaching the Lent and Advent courses and the Government in the conversion of Protestants.
The labor involved in the care of numerous stoves is considerable, and hence the advent of a central heating stove, or furnace, was a great saving in strength and fuel.
The photonovel concept was most popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s, before the widespread advent of home recording devices such as VCRs, though some are still published.
The Rajataringini is a Sanskrit account of the various monarchies of Kashmir, prior to the advent of Islam.
The series is a part of Jóladagatal Sjónvarpsins, an ongoing series of televised advent calendars.
There are many areas that are foreseen to have an impact with the advent of the fourth industrial revolution.
These games were the first to be broadcast worldwide on television, enabled by the recent advent of communication satellites.
They did not achieve widespread use until the advent of LEDs in the 1970s.
They had contacted and exchanged between the groups and then established a common culture before the advent of Indian influences.
They were popular for a brief period, but the market for such adaptations all but disappeared with the advent of home video; publication ceased in the early 1980s.
This nexus led to the advent of a new field known as "nanomedicine".
This scale is being greatly compromised as a result of the advent of the high-rise buildings.
With the advent of extensive irrigation, prosperity and population growth came to northern Tamaulipas.
With the advent of land reclamation in the 1970s and 1980s, the seascapes gave way to flyovers.
With the advent of portable cradles, this method of branding has been mostly phased out on stations.
With the advent of television, production on the lot changed dramatically.
With the advent of the Second Tuareg Rebellion, work on the Teguida site was stopped as of August 2007.
• Four Sermons preached during Advent, 1860.

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