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English definition of “prepare”

prepare

verb     /prɪˈpeər/
GET READY [I, T] A2 to get someone or something ready for something that will happen in the future : I haven't prepared my speech yet . They're preparing for the big game . We're preparing the students for their end-of-year exam . [+ to do sth] I was busy preparing to go on a trip .Preparing
prepare yourself B1 to make yourself ready to deal with a difficult situation : Prepare yourself for a shock . You should prepare yourself for a long wait .Preparing
FOOD [T] A2 to make food ready to be eaten : to prepare lunch Preparing
(Definition of prepare verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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