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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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