Definición de preparatory en inglés:

preparatory

Saltos de línea: pre|para|tory
Pronunciación: /prɪˈparət(ə)ri
 
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adjetivo

Frases

preparatory to

As a preparation for: she applied her make-up preparatory to leaving
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He explained that civil orders - similar to anti-social behaviour orders - could be imposed against individuals who had not committed an offence but were suspected of ‘acts preparatory to terrorism’.
  • That song always reminds me of sitting on my bedroom floor making collages for my portfolio, preparatory to going for my interview for the art A-level course at Brunel College of Arts and Technology (now City of Bristol College).
  • This afternoon I used various cleaning substances and a battery powered scrubbing device to eliminate anything growing in the grout along the edge of my tub preparatory to re-sealing the seam with silicon.
Sinónimos
in preparation for, in advance of, before, prior to, previous to, in anticipation of, in expectation of, leading up to

Origen

late Middle English: from late Latin praeparatorius, from praeparat- 'made ready beforehand', from the verb praeparare (see prepare).

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Pronunciación: grəʊˈtɛskəri
noun
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively