Translation of ready-made in Spanish:

ready-made

Pronunciation: /ˌrediˈmeɪd/

adj

  • [suit] de confección; [soup/sauce] preparado, precocinado you can buy ready-made curtains puedes comprar cortinas ya hechas or confeccionadas he acquired a ready-made family se hizo de una familia ya formada there are no ready-made solutions no hay soluciones fáciles there you have a ready-made excuse ahí tienes la excusa, no te la tienes que inventar
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    • For this cost we could have just got a standard ready-made home where our neighbours would be just five metres away.
    • The preference had been for a ready-made building rather than a green-field site that could have set the operation back a number of years.
    • In the twentieth century, although traditional made-to-measure tailoring persisted everywhere at higher social levels, the ready-made suit became the standard public costume of the modern ordinary man.
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    • What I wanted was a ready-made snack food that tasted like French fries… and obviously, the package before me proved that this was still and perhaps forever beyond the reach of Science.
    • It is to do with thinking about diet and planning money instead of buying ready-made food such as pies and chips.
    • For the weight of taking ready-made food, oxygen and water to survive a 1,000 day mission by a six person crew will be 30 tons, which rises to 120 tons when water for washing is added.

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