Meaning of READINESS in English

READINESS

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

combat readiness (= the state of being ready to fight )

Troops had been flown in and were in combat readiness.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ VERB

accept

There was a readiness to accept new technology and a general desire for improvements.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But such a love implies a deeper readiness of understanding, a higher spiritual development than the first.

But the chairman's readiness to provide the cash for Chapman's shopping was to prove his downfall.

It soon became apparent that a crucial factor was the readiness of interviewees to take up areas referred to in the questions.

Nor was it enough for Donna, whose readiness and enthusiasm came from her participation before the decision.

The need is for objective introspection, candor regarding shortcomings, and a readiness to change.

The people ready were picked up refers to a temporary state of readiness .

William's readiness to make money out of Yorick still seemed rather tasteless.

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