Meaning of “ready-made” in the English Dictionary

"ready-made" in American English

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ready-madeadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈred·i ˈmeɪd/

in finished form, or available to use immediately:

I didn’t sew the curtains – they came ready-made.

(Definition of “ready-made” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"ready-made" in Business English

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ready-madeadjective [ usually before noun ]

uk /ˌrediˈmeɪd/ us

bought in a finished form and available to use or eat immediately:

ready-made food/meals Their range of quality ready-made meals has improved substantially.

already available and not needing to be invented or developed:

Nobody has a ready-made solution to deal with all your staffing problems.

PRODUCTION produced in large quantities in standard sizes and types rather than made to fit a particular customer:

the ready-made clothing industry

to buy/purchase something ready-made

(Definition of “ready-made” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)