preparedness

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

Definition of preparedness

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

Examples of preparedness in a sentence

  1. The military is in a state of preparedness.

1590

First Known Use of preparedness

1590


PREPAREDNESS Defined for English Language Learners

preparedness

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

Definition of preparedness for English Language Learners

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


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