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  • n. Plural form of preparation.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Rachel Maddow says Time is reporting that just a few hours before the earthquake struck Chile last month, our scientists had finished securing 40# of highly enriched uranium into 65 tons of metal cases in preparations to send it to the US for safe-keeping.

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  • The crew of a colony ship will sleep for years and awaken a few months away form the eventual destination to begin preparations for arrival.

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  • She would also like to include in preparations before and after GIs are deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan short video segments of servicemembers describing how their personal lives changed for the better after surviving combat.

    Combat's positive effects examined

  • This one is about gender difference in preparations for date night.

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  • In 1998, while title preparations were being made at Stade de France in the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis, Netherlands and Croatia played at Parc des Princes in the city.

    Saturday World Cup kickaround

  • Certain preparatory measures were then undertaken: the plan of operations was studied by General Marcks and other senior officers, long-term preparations such as the extension of roads and railways were set in motion, a number of troops began to be transferred to the east, a programme was launched aimed at expanding the German Army to

    Operation Sea Lion

  • At the other end of the table was a partly unfolded tablecloth, a plate, a tumbler, a knife and fork, salt - cellar, mustard and a chair -- in short, preparations for one person's supper.

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  • Brown said the Boomers 'world title preparations would have fallen behind without the lopsided Argentinian series.

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  • Firstly, let us discuss about long term preparations


  • Woke up early this morning to put the finishing touches to start of term preparations only to look out the window to find that a light dusting of snow over the road / garden.

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