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advent
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Childhood's End
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  • In the first year of their coming, the advent of the Overlords had made less difference to the pattern of human life than might have been expected.
  • He could just remember what the world had been before the advent of the Overlords, and had no wish to return to it.

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as in: the advent of Define
an arrival (especially of an important event or invention)
as in: it is Advent Define
Christianity: the period that includes the four Sundays preceding Christmas
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