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Definition 1: the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action) - [noun denoting state]

Samples where preparedness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • putting them in readiness
  • their preparation was more than adequate

Synonyms for preparedness in the sense of this definition

(preparedness is a kind of ...) the way something is with respect to its main attributes

"the current state of knowledge" "his state of health" "in a weak financial state"

(... is a kind of preparedness ) poised for action

"their guns were at the ready"

(... is a kind of preparedness ) condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action

"bombers were put on alert during the crisis"

(... are attributes of preparedness) completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress

"get ready" "she is ready to resign" "the bridge is ready to collapse" "I am ready to work" "ready for action" "ready for use" "the soup will be ready in a minute" "ready to learn to read"

(... are attributes of preparedness) not prepared or in a state of readiness; slow to understand or respond

"she cursed her unready tongue"

(preparedness belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

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