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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
pre•pared /priˈpeɪrd/USA pronunciation  adj. 
  1. made ready in advance;
    done or finished ahead of time:took no chances and accepted only prepared questions, for which he had perfect, prepared answers.
  2. willing and able (to do something)[be + ~ + to + verb]The teacher wasn't prepared to accept any excuses.
See -pare1-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
pre•pared  (pri pârd), 
adj. 
  1. properly expectant, organized, or equipped; ready:prepared for a hurricane.
  2. (of food) processed by the manufacturer or seller, by cooking, cleaning, or the like, so as to be ready to serve or use with little or no further preparation.
Etymology:
  • prepare + -ed2 1520–30
pre•par•ed•ly  (pri pârid lē, -pârdlē), 
adv. 

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