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adjective     prepared pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    ready and able to do something
    prepared for:

    We have to be prepared for any eventuality.

    well/fully prepared:

    She will need to be well prepared for the task ahead.

    ill/badly prepared:

    The Premier seemed ill prepared for the press conference.

  2. 2
    ready for use

    I already warned them that I want everything prepared before I go.

  3. 3
    done or made earlier

    Bonner read from a carefully prepared statement.

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