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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
prepare /pri'peə/
  • ngoại động từ
    • sửa soạn sắm sửa, chuẩn bị, dự bị
    • soạn (bài); chuẩn bị cho, rèn cặp cho (ai đi thi...)
    • điều chế, pha chế (thuốc); làm, dọn, nấu (cơm, thức ăn)
    • (nghĩa bóng) chuẩn bị tư tưởng cho (ai, để nghe một tin gì...)
      • he was hardly prepared for this sad news (to hear this sad news): anh ta hầu như không được chuẩn bị tư tưởng gì để nghe tin buồn này
  • nội động từ
    • (+ for) sửa soạn, sắm sửa, chuẩn bị, dự bị
      • to prepare for an exam: chuẩn bị thi
      • to prepare for a journey: chuẩn bị cho một cuộc hành trình
    • to be prepared to
      • sẵn sàng; vui lòng (làm gì)
Concise Dictionary
prepares|prepared|preparingprɪ'per /prɪ'peə
+make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
+prepare for eating by applying heat
+to prepare verbally, either for written or spoken delivery
+arrange by systematic planning and united effort
+prepare (someone) for a future role or function
+create by training and teaching
+lead up to and soften by sounding the dissonant note in it as a consonant note in the preceding chord
+undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 ready, set, advance, prearranged, planned:
We have six prepared questions for the interview.
2 treated, processed, modified, changed:
Using an etching needle, incise the lines on the prepared surface of the steel plate
3 willing, disposed, predisposed, able, inclined, of a mind; ready, (all) set:
Are you prepared to apologize?
4 oven-ready, microwave-ready, microwavable, instant, convenience, ready-to-eat, ready-to-serve, precooked, ready-made:
He lives alone and usually buys prepared dinners that just need reheating.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 [not before noun] ~ (for sth) ready and able to deal with sth: I was not prepared for all the problems it caused. + We'll be better prepared next time. + When they set out they were well prepared.
2 ~ to do sth willing to do sth: We are not prepared to accept these conditions. + How much are you prepared to pay?
3 done, made, written, etc. in advance: The police officer read out a prepared statement. + I usually buy packs of prepared vegetables to save time.

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