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prepared

[pri-paird] /prɪˈpɛərd/
adjective
1.
properly expectant, organized, or equipped; ready:
prepared for a hurricane.
2.
(of food) processed by the manufacturer or seller, by cooking, cleaning, or the like, so as to be ready to serve or use with little or no further preparation.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; prepare + -ed2
Related forms
preparedly
[pri-pair-id-lee, -paird-lee] /prɪˈpɛər ɪd li, -ˈpɛərd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
self-prepared, adjective
superprepared, adjective
unprepared, adjective
unpreparedly, adverb
well-prepared, adjective
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