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"ready-made" in American English

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ready-madeadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈred·i ˈmeɪd/
in ​finishedform, 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   us   /ˌrediˈmeɪd/
bought in a ​finishedform and ​available to use or eat immediately: ready-made food/meals Their ​range of ​quality ready-made ​meals has ​improvedsubstantially.
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 ​standardsizes and ​types rather than made to ​fit a particular ​customer: the ready-made ​clothingindustry
ready-made
adverb
to buy/​purchase something ready-made
(Definition of ready-made from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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