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ready–made

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adjective \ˌre-dē-ˈmād\

Definition of ready–made

  1. 1 :  made beforehand especially for general sale ready–made suits

  2. 2 :  lacking originality or individuality

  3. 3 :  readily available her illness provided a ready–made excuse

15th Century

First Known Use of ready–made

15th century


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ready–made

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Definition of ready–made

  1. 1 :  something (such as a garment) that is ready-made

  2. 2 usually readymade [French ready-made, from English] :  a commonplace artifact (such as a comb or ice tongs) selected and shown as a work of art

1882

First Known Use of ready–made

1882


READY–MADE Defined for English Language Learners

ready-made

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adjective

Definition of ready–made for English Language Learners

  • : prepared in advance for immediate use

  • : already created or provided


READY–MADE Defined for Kids

ready–made

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adjective \ˌre-dē-ˈmād\

Definition of ready–made for Students

  1. :  made beforehand in large numbers ready-made clothes


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