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preparedness

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noun pre·pared·ness \pri-ˈper-əd-nəs also -ˈperd-nəs\

Simple Definition of preparedness

  • : the fact of being ready for something : the state of being prepared

Full Definition of preparedness

  1. :  the quality or state of being prepared; especially :  a state of adequate preparation in case of war

Examples of preparedness

  1. The military is in a state of preparedness.



1590

First Known Use of preparedness

1590


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