Meaning of READINESS in English

/ ˈredinəs; NAmE / noun


[ U ] readiness (for sth) the state of being ready or prepared for sth :

Everyone has doubts about their readiness for parenthood.


[ U , sing. ] readiness (of sb) (to do sth) the state of being willing to do sth :

Over half the people interviewed expressed their readiness to die for their country.

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.