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English noun: preparedness

1. preparedness (state) the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)


SamplesPutting them in readiness.
Their preparation was more than adequate.


Synonymspreparation, readiness


Broader (hypernym)state


Narrower (hyponym)alert, qui vive, ready


Attributeready, unready


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine









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