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prepared

[ pri-paird ]
/ prɪˈpɛərd /
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adjective

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.

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Origin of prepared

First recorded in 1520–30; prepare + -ed2

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