WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM
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Not only that, but the advent of mobile brings even more pieces to the puzzle.SEO proposals: Particular challenges and how to avoid getting a silent no|SEOmonitor|September 10, 2020|Search Engine Watch
The advent of state-backed digital currencies is also fraught with geopolitical significance.Mastercard launches digital currency kit for central banks|Jeff|September 9, 2020|Fortune
In 45 states, the advent of September means it’s time to focus on the general election.Today’s Elections In Massachusetts Are Another Big Test For The Progressive Movement|Nathaniel Rakich (firstname.lastname@example.org)|September 1, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
It’s clear stock splits have fallen out of favor in recent years, especially with the advent of fractional shares—a practice that has become increasingly common and popular on trading apps like Robinhood.Stock splits: Everything investors need to know in light of Apple’s and Tesla’s moves|Anne Sraders|August 31, 2020|Fortune
Though some fear that the advent of self-driving trucks could put thousands of people out of a job, proponents of the technology make the opposite argument, citing a shortage of drivers that’s causing truckers to be overworked.Waymo Just Started Testing Its Driverless Trucks in Texas|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|August 27, 2020|Singularity Hub
Like Lent, the season of Advent was a period of reflection and fasting, and items such as dairy and sugar were forbidden.One Cake to Rule Them All: How Stollen Stole Our Hearts|Molly Hannon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I would venture to say that Advent is something America needs right now, religious or not.
They told me that Advent was all about waiting and hoping – that they were indeed a community of waiting and hoping.
Then came the horrors of World War I, with the advent of tanks and airplanes and poison gas.
The writer A. Lezhnev said, “I view the incident with Shostakovich as the advent of the same ‘order’ that burns books in Germany.”
The advent of technological application in the farming sector was a cause of both optimism and disquiet.Frying Pan Farm|Elizabeth Brown Pryor
When this third hour had been bellowed away, and the bell had rung unheard the advent of a fourth—presto—in came Mons.
That advent, according to the Jewish ideas of the time, seemed at first blush a failure.The Influence of Buddhism on Primitive Christianity|Arthur Lillie
People imagined that with that year the millennium would arrive and the Second Advent take place.English Villages|P. H. Ditchfield
He then relates a legend of the advent of the fish-man or fish-god, Oannes, from the waters of the Persian Gulf.Myths & Legends of Babylonia & Assyria|Lewis Spence
British Dictionary definitions for advent (1 of 2)
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Cultural definitions for advent
The coming of Jesus, either in the Incarnation of biblical times or in the Second Coming at the end of the world. Also, a time observed in many Christian churches in December to prepare for Christmas.