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[il-pri-paird] /ˈɪl prɪˈpɛərd/
badly or inadequately prepared or trained:
ill-prepared job applicants; The hotel was ill-prepared for so many guests. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • We view this day as a major step from illness to recovery, but it is also a potential disaster for the ill-prepared.
  • We are biologically ill-prepared to function on minimal sleep.
  • Most of the revived were shocked, ill-prepared, and out of place in the future.
  • Though some students are ill-prepared for university, many go to colleges that are not demanding enough.
  • Most are ill-prepared for life outside, educated in little else but how to commit crimes more efficiently.
  • Thrown on to a world stage for which he was ill-prepared, he seemed destined to political oblivion.
  • Yes, the move to re-nationalize the pension system appears ill-prepared.
  • His cabinet is impregnated with zealots ill-prepared for their responsibilities.
  • He seemed awkward and ill-prepared for such an intense scrutiny.
  • She is a conniving and totally ill-prepared administrator who has absolutely no people.

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