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1ready–made

adjective \ˌre-dē-ˈmād\

: prepared in advance for immediate use

: already created or provided

Full Definition of READY-MADE

1
:  made beforehand especially for general sale <ready–made suits>
2
:  lacking originality or individuality
3
:  readily available <her illness provided a ready–made excuse>

First Known Use of READY-MADE

15th century

2ready–made

noun

Definition of READY-MADE

1
:  something (as a garment) that is ready-made
2
usually ready·made [French ready-made, from English] :  a commonplace artifact (as a comb or ice tongs) selected and shown as a work of art

First Known Use of READY-MADE

1882
READYMADE Defined for Kids

ready–made

adjective \ˌre-dē-ˈmād\

Definition of READY-MADE for Kids

:  made beforehand in large numbers <ready-made clothes>

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