advent advent  /ˈæd ˌvɛnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
  2. (n) the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas
  3. (n) (Christian theology) the reappearance of Jesus as judge for the Last Judgment

Usage(s):

  1. Since the advent of the automobile, car makers have struggled to build mainstream electric vehicles.
  2. But I believe that the advent of the new consumerism is attributable to much more than technology.
  3. Since the advent of the automobile, car makers have struggled to build mainstream electric vehicles.

News

  1. Advent Software says July 10 ex-dividend date for $9 special dividend

    Advent Software announced that Nasdaq has established July 10 as the ex-dividend date for the special cash dividend approved by Advent's board. The dividend of $9 per share will be paid on July 9 to all ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Theflyonthewall.com via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Advent Software Announces Ex-Dividend Date of July 10, 2013 for Special Cash Dividend

    Advent Software, Inc. , a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, today announced that NASDAQ has established July 10, 2013 as the ex-dividend date for ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Advent Software Announces Recapitalization Transaction; Declares a Special Dividend of $9 per Share; Closes $425 ...

    Advent Software, Inc. , a leading provider of software and services for the global investment management industry, today announced a one-time special cash dividend of $9 per share totaling approximately ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "It is nothing less than the greatest innovation that has happened for all of us in the movie business since the advent of color 70 years ago," Katzenberg said in an address at ShoWest, a conference in Las Vegas where studios unveil clips and...
    on Mar 11, 2008 By: Jeffrey Katzenberg Source: USA Today

  2. "This is a green revolution in the making...... It is the most dramatic change in our energy policy since the advent of nuclear power," Prime Minister Gordon Brown said at the launch in London's Tate Modern.
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: Gordon Brown Source: Reuters

  3. "The way people listen to music has changed, with the advent of the download the emphasis has reverted to single tracks," guitarist-vocalist Tim Wheeler writes on the band's official Web site. "It hasn't helped that most people have forgotten...
    on Jun 19, 2007 By: Tim Wheeler Source: Boston Herald

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