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ill-prepared Line breaks: ill-prepared

Definition of ill-prepared in English:


Not ready or prepared for something: his light clothing left him ill-prepared for the rain
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  • A report from the Chartered Management Institute reveals businesses in London are ill-prepared to cope with disaster and disruption.
  • It has also revealed a nation ill-prepared to cope.
  • Your children will absorb your fear, rather than what you are trying to say, and will be ill-prepared to cope with a crisis.

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