preparative

preparative

[pri-par-uh-tiv, -pair-]
adjective
noun
2.
something that prepares.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English preparatif < Middle French < Medieval Latin praeparātīvus. See preparation, -ive

preparatively, adverb
nonpreparative, adjective
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preparative (prɪˈpærətɪv)
 
adj
1.  serving to prepare; preparatory
 
n
2.  something that prepares
 
pre'paratively
 
adv

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