prepare

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prepare is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
prepare

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA (key): /prɪˈpɛː/
  • (US) IPA (key): /pɻiˈpɛ(ə)ɻ/, /pɻəˈpɛ(ə)ɻ/
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VerbEdit

Plain form
prepare

Third-person singular
prepares

Past tense
prepared

Past participle
prepared

Present participle
preparing

  1. (transitive & intransitive) When we prepare something, we get it ready.
    The mother prepared food for the meal.
    We must hope for the best and prepare for the worst.

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