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prep

noun uk   /prep/ us  

prep noun (SCHOOL WORK)

[U] UK education school work that students, especially students at private schools, do at home or not during school time: Do you have much prep tonight?Classes, courses and coursework

prep noun (GRAMMAR)

specialized language abbreviation for prepositionParts of speech

prep

verb uk   /prep/ (-pp-) us  
[I or T] to prepare yourself or someone else to do something: She said she was prepping for her new movie. Are your staff fully prepped for managing the new system?
[ T] to prepare something: Prepping your vegetables for a whole week in advance is a great way to save time and energy in the kitchen.
(Definition of prep from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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