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prepnoun

uk   us   /prep/

prep noun (SCHOOL WORK)

[U] UK education school work that students, especially students at private schools , do at home or not during school time: Do you have much prep tonight?

prep noun (GRAMMAR)

specialized language abbreviation for preposition

prepverb

uk   us   /prep/ (-pp-)
[I or T] to prepare yourself or someone else to do something: She said she was prepping for her new movie. Are your staff fully prepped for managing the new system?
[ T] to prepare something: Prepping your vegetables for a whole week in advance is a great way to save time and energy in the kitchen.
Translations of “prep”
in Chinese (Traditional) 功課, (尤指公私立學校的)功課…
in Chinese (Simplified) 功课, (尤指私立学校和公学的)家庭作业…
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