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They are made from just three ingredients and require minimal preparation time. The Sun (2016)THREE games without a win is not the ideal preparation when your next one is away at Barcelona. The Sun (2016)England are going to India, this was good preparation for them! Times, Sunday Times (2016)The problem, of course, is that one is preparation for the other. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Preparation time : ten minutes. The Sun (2016)He now sees it as perfect preparation for big shows as he completely relaxes. The Sun (2014)The club sends the chef to their homes to give advice on diet and food preparation. The Sun (2014)She could make her preparations for the change in her life with a decent independence. Emily Fox-Seton (1901)Test pilots favour considered opinions based on intense periods of preparation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Only one week of preparation for the job did little to prepare her for the media onslaught. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The final exercise at the end of the budgeting process is the preparation of the master budgets. Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)It was ideal preparation for what lies ahead this season. The Sun (2013)The best preparation for defense is a good offense. Christianity Today (2000)Then the sale might happen as a necessary preparation for going away. Middlemarch (1872)Careful preparation of food is important to retain vital nutrients and enzymes. The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)Afterwards he returned to the palace to make the final preparations for the sitting. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It concluded that this was a distortion of the process of preparation for an inquest. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Since then he has had a good preparation. The Sun (2007)The preparation has gone exactly how we wanted it to. The Sun (2008)We want to get into the group stage but we also want to use this as preparation for the league. The Sun (2013)This period of preparation is vital. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was not the ideal preparation. The Sun (2008)Many deem Olympic football not worth the cost in lost holiday and club season preparation time. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The preparation is perfect and it's all geared towards winning. The Sun (2012)I wanted to soak up the sense of preparation and anticipation. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Used in preparation of miso. The Dictionary of Nutritional Health (1986)
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British English: preparation /ˌprɛpəˈreɪʃən/ NOUN
development Preparation is the process of getting something ready for use or for a particular purpose.
Mental preparation is an important area of sport.
- American English: preparation
- Arabic: إِعْدَاد
- Brazilian Portuguese: preparação
- Chinese: 准备
- Croatian: priprema
- Czech: příprava
- Danish: forberedelse
- Dutch: voorbereiding
- European Spanish: preparación
- Finnish: valmistelu
- French: préparation
- German: Vorbereitung
- Greek: προετοιμασία
- Italian: preparazione
- Japanese: 準備
- Korean: 준비
- Norwegian: forberedelse
- Polish: przygotowanie
- European Portuguese: preparação
- Romanian: pregătire
- Russian: подготовка
- Spanish: preparación
- Swedish: föreberedelse
- Thai: การตระเตรียม
- Turkish: hazırlık
- Ukrainian: приготування
- Vietnamese: sự chuẩn bị
British English: preparation NOUN
arrangement Preparations are all the arrangements that are made for a future event.
The country is making preparations for a large-scale airlift of 1,200 citizens.
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