Definition of underprepared in English:


Line breaks: under|pre¦pared
Pronunciation: /ʌndəprɪˈpɛːd


  • Not having prepared sufficiently to carry out a task: if you are underprepared the likelihood of success is reduced
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    • However, remedial education often carries a stigma because of its association with underprepared students.
    • ‘I'm sorry we're a bit underprepared,’ she fussed, ‘if you were here tomorrow there would be a chaise longue and everything.’
    • I feel seriously underprepared, but I have discovered that briefings from teachers are pretty useless, and I need to find out from the kids what they have actually done.

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