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prepare

verb /priˈpeə/
to make or get ready
preparar
Have you prepared your speech for Thursday? My mother prepared a meal He prepared to go out Prepare yourself for a shock.
preparation /prepəˈreiʃən/ noun the act of preparing
preparación
You can’t pass an exam without preparation.
something done to prepare
preparativo
She was making hasty preparations for her departure.
preparatory /-ˈpӕrə-/ adjective acting as an introduction or in order to prepare for something
preparatorio
Political leaders have agreed to meet for preparatory talks about an end to the war.
prepared adjective (opposite unprepared) made ready
preparado
preparatory school /-ˈpӕrə-/ noun a private school in Britain which educates children in preparation for a senior school (abbreviation prep school /prep-/).
escuela de primaria privada (GB)
(American) a private secondary school preparing students for college.
colegio de secundaria privado (US)
be prepared (of a person) to be ready (for something, to do something etc)
estar preparado
We must be prepared for a disappointment I’m not prepared (=willing) to lend him more money The motto of the Scouts is ’Be Prepared!’.
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