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Translation of "prepare" - English-Spanish dictionary

prepare

verb   /prɪˈpeər/ ( present participle preparing, past tense and past participle prepared)
A2 to get someone or something ready for something in the future preparar(se) I haven’t prepared my speech yet. We’re preparing the students for their end-of-year exams.
A2 to make food ready to be eaten preparar I prepared lunch for the kids.
prepare yourself
B1 to make yourself ready to deal with a difficult situation prepararse Prepare yourself for a shock.
(Definition of prepare from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

prepare

verb /priˈpeə/
to make or get ready preparar Have you prepared your speech for Thursday? My mother prepared a meal He prepared to go out Prepare yourself for a shock.
preparation /prepəˈreiʃən/ noun
the act of preparing preparación You can’t pass an exam without preparation.
something done to prepare preparativo She was making hasty preparations for her departure.
preparatory /-ˈpӕrə-/ adjective
acting as an introduction or in order to prepare for something preparatorio Political leaders have agreed to meet for preparatory talks about an end to the war.
prepared adjective
(opposite unprepared) made ready preparado
preparatory school /-ˈpӕrə-/ noun
a private school in Britain which educates children in preparation for a senior school (abbreviation prep school /prep-/). escuela de primaria privada (GB)
(American) a private secondary school preparing students for college. colegio de secundaria privado (US)
be prepared
(of a person) to be ready (for something, to do something etc) estar preparado We must be prepared for a disappointment I’m not prepared (=willing) to lend him more money The motto of the Scouts is ’Be Prepared!’.
(Definition of prepare from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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