- properly expectant, organized, or equipped; ready: prepared for a hurricane.
- (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
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Examples from the Web for well-prepared
It was quite quick, and everything was well-prepared in advanced.Carine Roitfeld Exclusive Interview About CR Fashion Book
September 6, 2012
Is it anything more than a well-prepared annal or chronicle?An Ethnologist's View of History
Daniel G. Brinton
The enemy was at his strongest, well-prepared and expectant.The War Service of the 1/4 Royal Berkshire Regiment (T. F.)
Charles Robert Mowbray Fraser Cruttwell
It can, however, be grown on any well-prepared land of a free nature.Fruits of Queensland
Vegetables and legumes in well-prepared soups may also be used to advantage.Science in the Kitchen.
Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
A youth of cheerful labor and study brings its own reward of a well-prepared and happy adult life.'Round the Year in Myth and Song
- suitably prepared in advance
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