There are 2 translations of prep in Spanish:

prep1

Pronunciation: /prep/

n

  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 [colloquial/familiar] (in (United States/los Estados Unidos) ) preparatory school 1
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    • Most of the kids that went to Springfield High School were preps, too good to associate with us.
    • If those preps back at the boarding school had done this, I was going to kill them when I returned in September.
    • They were planning on robbing some rich college preps, and getting fast cash.
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    • If you let it go much longer than that, you'll need more preparation work, and prep is the hardest part of the job!
    • As DIY experts never tire of reminding us, decorating requires thorough preparation, and the correct prep for painting is a wash down with sugar soap.
    • Your prep work is done a day in advance, and all in under 15 minutes - and that long only if you're slow with the chopping.
    1.2 (student) alumno, (masculine, feminine) de un preparatory school 1
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (British English/inglés británico) 2.1 (homework) deberes (masculine plural), tarea (feminine) 2.2 (period) (hora (feminine) de) estudio (masculine)
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    • Anyways, Sanjay stopped by during my prep period.
    • My prep period was last I started reading the journals.
    • I was in my prep period and decided, since everything was finished, my final was all set; I might as well go now.
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    • Pupils at a school like Westminster enjoy all the lavish benefits of tiny class sizes, personal tuition, nightly prep, awesome library facilities, and sometimes staff who are cosy with the ways of examining boards.
    • And so I did some prep, and settled down in front of early evening television, awaiting Scott's return.

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Word of the day incansable
adj
tireless …
Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.

There are 2 translations of prep in Spanish:

prep2

vi (-pp-)

(American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar]
  • 1.1 (attend prep school) asistir a un preparatory school 1 1.2 (prepare) to prep (for sth) estudiar (para algo)
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    • Behind him a few officers made an obviously conscious effort to look busy at their stations despite the fact that their ship was prepped and ready to go.
    • Nick called the plane from the taxi and when we got there, it was prepped and ready to go.
    • I have to buy the food, prep it, prepare it, serve it to you, and clean it up, but I don't get paid for my time.

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Word of the day incansable
adj
tireless …
Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.