State+of+being+prepared

  • 81preparation — prep•a•ra•tion [[t]ˌprɛp əˈreɪ ʃən[/t]] n. 1) a proceeding, measure, or provision by which one prepares for something: preparations for a journey[/ex] 2) any proceeding, experience, or the like considered as a mode of preparing for the future 3)… …

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  • 82prep|a|ra|tion — «PREHP uh RAY shuhn», noun. 1. the act of preparing; making ready: »He sharpened his knife in preparation for carving the meat. 2. the state of being prepared. 3. a thing done to get ready: »He made thorough preparations for his trip by carefully …

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  • 83preparedness — noun Date: 1590 the quality or state of being prepared; especially a state of adequate preparation in case of war …

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  • 84pre|par|ed|ness — «prih PAIR ihd nihs, PAIRD nihs», noun. 1. the state of being prepared; readiness. 2. the state of having adequate military forces and defenses to meet threats or outbreaks of war …

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  • 85provision — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Late Latin & Latin; Late Latin provision , provisio act of providing, from Latin, foresight, from providēre to see ahead more at provide Date: 14th century 1. a. the act or process of… …

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  • 86preparedness — noun The state of being prepared, especially for battle See Also: preparation …

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  • 87trim — {{11}}trim (n.) state of being prepared, 1580s, nautical jargon, from TRIM (Cf. trim) (v.). The meaning visible woodwork of a house is recorded from 1884; sense of ornamental additions to an automobile is from 1922. Slang meaning a woman regarded …

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  • 88heat — hɪːt n. warmth, high temperature; excitement, passion; early part of a race; state of being prepared for sexual activity (in female animals) v. become hot; make hot …

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  • 89heated — heat·ed || hɪːtɪd adj. warmed, made hot; raging, angry; stormy, excited hɪːt n. warmth, high temperature; excitement, passion; early part of a race; state of being prepared for sexual activity (in female animals) v. become hot; make hot …

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  • 90heating — heat·ing || hɪːtɪŋ n. process of warming, becoming hot hɪːt n. warmth, high temperature; excitement, passion; early part of a race; state of being prepared for sexual activity (in female animals) v. become hot; make hot …

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  • 91heats — hɪːt n. warmth, high temperature; excitement, passion; early part of a race; state of being prepared for sexual activity (in female animals) v. become hot; make hot …

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  • 92preparation — n. 1. Act of preparing, making ready, arrangement, plan. 2. State of being prepared, preparedness, adaptedness, case, condition, readiness. 3. Combination, confection. 4. Qualification fitting …

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  • 93readiness — noun 1 (U) a state of being prepared and ready for what is going to happen: in readiness (for): They stacked the firewood in readiness for the evening campfire. 2 (singular, uncountable) willingness to do something: readiness to do sth: the UN s… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 94preparedness — pre•par•ed•ness [[t]prɪˈpɛər ɪd nɪs, ˈpɛərd nɪs[/t]] n. the state of being prepared; readiness, esp. for war • Etymology: 1580–90 …

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  • 95preparedness — /prəˈpɛərədnəs/ (say pruh pairruhdnuhs), / ˈpɛədnəs/ (say pairdnuhs) noun the state of being prepared; readiness …

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  • 96preparation — ► NOUN 1) the action of preparing or the state of being prepared. 2) something done to prepare for an event or undertaking. 3) a specially made up substance, especially a medicine or food …

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  • 97preparedness — [prē par′id nis, pri par′id nis] n. the state of being prepared; specif., possession of sufficient armed forces, materiel, etc. for waging war …

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  • 98mental readiness — state of being mentally prepared …

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  • 99education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 100china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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