[noun] [U]The company has declared its readiness to fight a challenge in the courts. [+ to infinitive]The readiness of the authorities to embrace tourism as a means of preserving the nation's heritage has resulted in the conservation of some of the finest historic sites. [+ to infinitive]The scaffolding has been put up in readiness for the repair work on the building.
Meaning of READINESS in English
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012