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preparation

noun

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1 the state of being ready to act when the need arises
  • Preparation can make the difference between life and death in a natural disaster.

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2 the act or process of making ready for something
  • Much of the coursework this semester has been spent on preparation for the statewide exams.

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3 a substance made ready for use as a medicine
  • To avoid side effects, the preparation should be taken with food.

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The first known use of preparation was in the 14th century

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“Preparation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/preparation. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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