Definition of preparative in English:

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preparative

Pronunciation: /prēˈperədiv/

adjective

Preparatory.
Example sentences
  • She had already begun preparative work after she graduated from ENS.
  • For bone marrow transplantation, to get a stem cell transplant to work, you need to treat the host with lethal doses of preparative irradiation, which has severe side effects.
  • More than 30 companies will be represented at the Trade Exhibition where they will occupy over 70 stands displaying and demonstrating a variety of microscopes, accessories, preparative equipment and consumables.

noun

A thing that acts as a preparation: schools where parents send children as a preparative for worldly success

Derivatives

preparatively

adverb

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Syllabification: pre·par·a·tive

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