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preparation
,prɛpə'reɪʃən
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. The act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat.
  2. Preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home).
  3. Activity leading to skilled behavior.
  4. The activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose.
  5. The cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening.
  6. A note that produces a dissonant chord is first heard in a consonant chord.
  7. The state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action).
  8. A substance prepared according to a formula.
Hyphenationprep•a•ra•tion
Part of Speech(名) noun
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预备yùbèito prepare; to make ready; preparation; preparatory
配制pèizhìto compound; to make-up
制剂zhìjì(chemical or pharmaceutical) preparation
准备zhǔnbèipreparation; to prepare; to intend; to be about to; reserve (fund)
制备zhìbèito prepare; preparation (chemistry)
心算xīnsuànmental arithmetic; to calculate in one's head; planning; preparation
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