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preparation
American English: /ˌprɛpəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /ˌprɛpəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of preparation in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 1.1 uncountable (act) titles in preparation
    próximos títulos
    Example sentences
    • We had meetings with all political parties before the general election and will continue this process in preparation for the next general election.
    • A tangled mess of instruments often takes an inordinate amount of time to sort out in preparation for processing.
    • One or two subject-matter experts, within the company, would continue the leader training process in preparation for upcoming cycles.
    1.2 countable
    also: preparations plural
    (arrangements) See examples:preparation (for something) the Christmas preparations
    los preparativos para or de Navidad
    to make preparations for something
    hacer preparativos para algo
    Example sentences
    • At the moment, the site is tracking preparations for the event and reflecting opinion from across the political spectrum.
    • The event is now one of the premier golfing tournaments in the country and as usual the County Sligo Golf Club is making final preparations for the event.
    • Critics at the discussion pointed to the preparations for the annual event, which they said lacked concept and were often poorly executed.
    1.3in preparation forthe buildings had been cleaned in preparation for the visit
    se habían limpiado los edificios como parte de los preparativos para la visita
    I baked all afternoon in preparation for the party
    me pasé toda la tarde haciendo pasteles para la fiesta
  • 2 countable or uncountable (substance)
    Example sentences
    • Food preparations based on fruits and vegetables are completely exempt from excise duty.
    • It is also time to delve into the efficacy of traditional foods and medicinal preparations for which India is known.
    • Chicken stew, beef curry and vegetarian preparations are served while hot.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.