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English definition of “ready”

ready

adjective     /ˈredi/
PREPARED [never before noun] A1 prepared for doing something: Give me a call when you're ready. [+ to do sth] Are you ready to go yet ? We're going at eight, so you've got an hour to get ready. The army was ready for action .Ready and willingUnwilling and reluctant
AVAILABLE [never before noun] A2 prepared and available to be eaten , drunk , used, etc : Is dinner ready? They're building new offices , but they won't be ready till next year . When will the book be ready for publication ?Available and accessiblePresentReady and willingUnwilling and reluctant
be ready to do sth to be willing to do something: We are ready to die for our country . → See also rough and readyReady and willingUnwilling and reluctant
(Definition of ready adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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