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preparation

noun [C/U]  us   /ˌprep·əˈreɪ·ʃən/
the state of being ready for something that will happen, or an action taken to become ready: [U] The teacher said my preparation for the exam was inadequate. [C] By the next morning our preparations for the storm were complete. [U] A platform had been set up in preparation for the ceremony.
Translations of “preparation”
in Korean 준비…
in Arabic تَحْضير…
in Portuguese preparativos…
in Catalan preparació…
in Japanese 準備, 用意…
in Italian preparazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預備, 準備工作, 準備,預備…
in Russian подготовка…
in Turkish hazırlama, hazırlanma, hazırlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 预备, 准备工作, 准备,预备…
in Polish przygotowanie…
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