prepared

[ pri-paird ]
/ prɪˈpɛərd /

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.

Origin of prepared

First recorded in 1520–30; prepare + -ed2

Related forms

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British Dictionary definitions for unprepared

unprepared

/ (ˌʌnprɪˈpɛəd) /

adjective

having made inadequate preparations
not made ready or prepared
done without preparation; extemporaneous

Derived Forms

unpreparedly, adverbunpreparedness, noun
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