Preparation means the actions taken to get something ready.(noun)
An example of preparation is a cook chopping up ingredients for a soup.
Preparation is defined as the level of readiness.(noun)
An example of preparation is how prepared a presenter is to give a speech.
The definition of a preparation is a mixture made for a specific use.(noun)
An example of a preparation is a sauce made for use in a meal the next day.
See preparation in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME preparacion < MFr preparation < L praeparatio
See preparation in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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