readiness - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/ˈredinəs/
  1. 1
    [uncountable] a state of being ready and able to deal with what might or will happen

    We prepared a room and meal in readiness for their arrival.

  2. 2
    [singular/uncountable] the state of being willing to do something

    He expressed his readiness to accept the challenge.