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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 of prepared
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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