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Seventh-day Adventist Syllabification: Sev·enth-day Ad·vent·ist
Pronunciation: /ˈˌsevənTH ˌdā ˈadven(t)əst/

Definition of Seventh-day Adventist in English:


A member of a Protestant sect that preaches the imminent return of Christ to Earth (originally expecting the Second Coming in 1844) and observes Saturday as the sabbath. See also Adventist.
Example sentences
  • After I told one of the church members I was a Seventh-Day Adventist, I noticed he was a little quiet.
  • There are a small number of Uniates, Seventh-Day Adventists, Baptists, Pentecostalists, Armenian Apostolics, and Molokans.
  • In the former case, the Court reversed the denial of unemployment benefits to a Seventh-Day Adventist who refused an offer of employment which would have required him to work on Saturdays.
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