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prepare

verb
 
 
/prɪˈpeər/
GET READY [I, T] A2 to get someone or something ready for something that will happen in the future: I haven't prepared my speech yet. They're preparing for the big game. We're preparing the students for their end-of-year exam. [+ to do sth] I was busy preparing to go on a trip.Preparing
prepare yourself B1 to make yourself ready to deal with a difficult situation: Prepare yourself for a shock. You should prepare yourself for a long wait.Preparing
FOOD [T] A2 to make food ready to be eaten: to prepare lunchPreparing
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