preparation noun (GETTING READY)
preparations B2 [ plural ]
- There was a lot of activity in preparation for the Queen's visit.
- They have been strengthening their border defences in preparation for war.
- We shared the preparation for the party between us, so it wasn't too much work.
- They're making the most elaborate preparations for the wedding.
- If I'm going to do my best in this interview I'll need to do some preparation.