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preparation

EN[-eɪʃən]
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WPreparation
  • Preparation may refer to: The action or process of preparing or being prepared for use or consideration.
  • Preparedness
  • Prepared food
  • Prepared supplement
  • Prepared drug
  • Prepared dosage form
  • Preparation (dental), the method by which a tooth is prepared when removing decay and designing a form that will provide adequate retention for a dental restoration
  • Preparation (music), treatment of dissonance in tonal music
  • Preparation (principle) - a management principle whereby people get ready for a final product or for a successful experience.
FR préparation

    Definition of preparation in English Dictionary

  • NounPLpreparationsPREpré-SUF-ation
    1. NU The act of preparing or getting ready.
      1. That which is prepared.
        1. NC A substance, especially a remedy, that is prepared.
          1. The traditional remedy is a bitter preparation made from steamed herbs.
        2. (music) Any of the objects placed between the strings of a prepared piano.
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Victor pared some apples in preparation to make a tart.
            • Stoichiometric release of 6-amidino-2-naphthol allowed highly sensitive fluorometric estimation of active-site concentration in preparations of matriptase and tryptase.
            • IT is significant how precisely the various tubercle preparation conform to the law of isopathy, and how persistently they refuse to act homœopathically in the tuberculous conditions.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • She really went to town with the party preparations.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
              • Singularia tantum
                • Uncountable nouns
            Related Links:
            1. en preparations
            2. en preparational
            3. en preparationist
            4. en preparationists
            5. en preparation room
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of preparation for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "preparation" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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