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ready

adjective /ˈredi/
(negative unready) prepared; able to be used etc immediately or when needed; able to do (something) immediately or when necessary
prêt (à)
I’ve packed our cases, so we’re ready to leave Is tea ready yet? Your coat has been cleaned and is ready (to be collected).
(negative unready) willing
prêt (à)
I’m always ready to help.
quick You’re too ready to find faults in other people He always has a ready answer. likely, about (to do something)
prêt à, sur le point de
My head feels as if it’s ready to burst.
readiness noun
promptitude
readily adverb willingly
volontiers
I’d readily help you.
without difficulty
facilement
I can readily answer all your questions.
ready cash ready money
argent liquide
We’re running short of ready cash.
ready-made adjective (especially of clothes) made in standard sizes, and for sale to anyone who wishes to buy, rather than being made for one particular person
tout fait
a ready-made suit.
ready money coins and banknotes
espèces
I want to be paid in ready money, not by cheque.
ready-to-wear adjective (of clothes) ready-made
prêt à porter
a ready-to-wear suit.
in readiness ready
prêt
I want everything in readiness for his arrival.
(Definition of ready from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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