Definition of 'prepare'
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This is an ideal pudding to prepare in advance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We will see who we get and prepare for that game. The Sun (2016)The best way they could prepare was to stay focused on their own careers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Insist you will not pay and are prepared to go to the police. The Sun (2016)Prepare to get some serious interior design envy. The Sun (2016)It’s prepared in creative ways that reflect the sensibilities of the chef. Smithsonian Mag (2017)We welcome those who are prepared to make a stand to defend all they hold dear regardless of the cost. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Find out in advance and prepare to queue early if there's something you really want. The Sun (2016)That makes you prepared to run the extra five or ten yards, make that tackle. The Sun (2016)Should he use them sparingly, pair them with experienced players or be prepared to risk using them in pairs? Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can prepare it in advance and leave in the fridge until you need it. The Sun (2010)It would also be used to prepare other seafood. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is time to get themselves properly prepared. Times, Sunday Times (2010)With increasing profitability business is prepared to make the investment. Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)Our job as worship leaders is graciously to prepare the way. Christianity Today (2000)What makes him different is the lengths to which he is prepared to go. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Staff must have been prepared in advance. The Sun (2010)Anyone prepared to use drugs for public policy needs watching. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So are you prepared to get tough with him? Times, Sunday Times (2009)As an adult he was prepared to make personal sacrifices for his own venture. Times, Sunday Times (2010)No one can say that there is only way to prepare for a major championship. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They were prepared to go out to another country and plot against their homeland. The Sun (2015)People of all ages must be prepared for these advances. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Maximum exploitation without thought for pollution prepared the way for ecological disasters. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)If he is cheating he is sure prepared to go the extra mile to deceive us. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Everything can be prepared in advance with minimal effort and cooking takes minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Everybody has their own way of preparing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Are you prepared to go to the point of robbery? Molly Keane's Ireland (1993)Couples need to know about them in advance and prepare for them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Waitrose said that it was prepared to make early payments to suppliers with short-term liquidity problems. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But over dinner last night she warned him she wasn't prepared to make love to him for at least six months. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'prepare'
British English: prepare /prɪˈpɛə/ VERB
If you prepare something, you make it ready for something that is going to happen.
Before painting, you must prepare the walls by washing them.
- American English: prepare
- Arabic: يُعِد
- Brazilian Portuguese: preparar
- Chinese: 准备
- Croatian: pripremiti
- Czech: připravit
- Danish: forberede
- Dutch: voorbereiden
- European Spanish: preparar
- Finnish: valmistella
- French: préparer
- German: vorbereiten
- Greek: ετοιμάζω
- Italian: preparare
- Japanese: 準備する
- Korean: 준비하다
- Norwegian: forberede
- Polish: przygotować
- European Portuguese: preparar
- Romanian: a pregăti
- Russian: готовить(ся)
- Spanish: preparar
- Swedish: förbereda
- Thai: เตรียม
- Turkish: hazırlama
- Ukrainian: приготувати (ся)
- Vietnamese: chuẩn bị
Definition of prepare from the Collins English Dictionary
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