Definition of preparedness in English:

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preparedness

Pronunciation: /prɪˈpɛːrɪdnəs/

noun

[mass noun]
A state of readiness, especially for war: the country maintained a high level of military preparedness
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  • My brother had expressed his doubts about our preparedness and readiness for this climb.
  • The levels of preparedness, public awareness and education in this region are high and do save lives.
  • Patriotic organizations advocating military preparedness found new listeners.

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