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  1. pre·pare
    IPA[prəˈper]
  2. verb

  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: prepare, 3rd person present: prepares, gerund or present participle: preparing, past tense: prepared, past participle: prepared

    • verb

      make (something) ready for use or consideration:

      make (food or a meal) ready for cooking or eating:

    • adjective

      made ready for use:

      created in advance; preplanned:

    • adjective

      made ready for use:

      created in advance; pre-planned:

    • verb

      prepare or produce (something, especially food) in advance:
    • make it easier for something to occur or be developed
    • make it easier for something to occur or be developed
    • noun

      a piano with objects placed on or between the strings, or some strings retuned, to produce an unusual tonal effect.
    • adjective

      not ready or prepared for something:
    • adjective

      made ready for use with care or effort:

      thoroughly ready or able to do something:

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