Meaning of PREPARATION in English
n. 25B6; noun
the preparation of contingency plans : DEVISING, putting together, drawing up, construction, composition, production, getting ready, development.
preparations for the party : ARRANGEMENTS, planning, plans, preparatory measures.
preparation for exams : INSTRUCTION, teaching, coaching, training, tutoring, drilling, priming.
a preparation to kill off mites : MIXTURE, compound, concoction, solution, tincture, medicine, potion, cream, ointment, lotion.
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