Meaning of PREPARATION in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ prepəreɪʃ(ə)n ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
Preparation is the process of getting something ready for use or for a particular purpose or making arrangements for something.
Rub the surface of the wood in preparation for the varnish...
Behind any successful event lay months of preparation.
N-UNCOUNT : usu with supp , oft N for/of n
Preparations are all the arrangements that are made for a future event.
The United States is making preparations for a large-scale airlift of 1,200 American citizens...
A preparation is a mixture that has been prepared for use as food, medicine, or a cosmetic.
...anti-ageing creams and sensitive-skin preparations.
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006