adverb see preparatory

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  • preparatorily — See preparatory. * * * …   Universalium

  • preparatorily — adv. during preparation, as a preparation, in order to make ready …   English contemporary dictionary

  • preparatorily — pre·par·a·to·ri·ly …   English syllables

  • preparatorily — prēˈparəˌtōrə̇lē, prə̇ˈ , tȯr , li also ˈper or ˈprep(ə)rəˌt sometimes by r dissimilation ÷ˈprepəˌt adverb : in a preparatory manner : by way of preparation …   Useful english dictionary

  • preparatory — preparatorily, adv. /pri par euh tawr ee, tohr ee, pair , prep euhr euh /, adj. 1. serving or designed to prepare: preparatory arrangements. 2. preliminary; introductory: preparatory remarks. 3. of or pertaining to training that prepares for more …   Universalium

  • preparatory — adjective Date: 15th century preparing or serving to prepare for something ; introductory • preparatorily adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Date cultivation in Dar al-Manasir — The female Tamim and the male date flower (تميم). Date palms are cultivated in Sudan from the Egyptian border in the North all the way along the Nile south of Khartoum until Sennar. In addition to the banks of the Nile, isolated occurrences of… …   Wikipedia

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  • preparatory — /prəˈpærətri/ (say pruh paruhtree) adjective 1. serving or designed to prepare or make ready: preparatory arrangements. 2. preliminary or introductory. 3. of or relating to education which prepares a child for admission to secondary schooling,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • preparatory — [prē par′ə tôr΄ē, pripar′ə tôr΄ē; prep′ə rətôr΄ē] adj. [ME < ML praeparatorius] 1. that prepares or serves to prepare; preliminary; introductory ☆ 2. undergoing preparation, esp. for college entrance [a preparatory student] preparatory to in… …   English World dictionary

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