semper paratus

[ sem-per pah-rah-toos; English sem-per puh-rey-tuhs ]
/ ˈsɛm pɛr pɑˈrɑ tʊs; English ˈsɛm pər pəˈreɪ təs /

Latin.

always ready: motto of the U.S. Coast Guard.

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British Dictionary definitions for semper paratus

semper paratus
/ Latin (ˈsɛmpə pəˈrɑːtəs) /

always prepared
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