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ready-made

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adjective \ ˌre-dē-ˈmād \

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


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ready-made

noun

Definition of ready-made

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

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

adjective \ ˌre-dē-ˈmād \

Definition of ready-made for Students

:made beforehand in large numbers
  • ready-made clothes


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