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verb [T]  us   /prep/ (-pp-) infml
to prepare: The president’s advisers are busy prepping him for the debate. medical To prep is also to get a person in a hospital ready for an operation.
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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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