[pree-ok-yuh-pey-shuh n, pree-ok-] /priˌɒk yəˈpeɪ ʃən, ˌpri ɒk-/
the state of being preoccupied.
an act of preoccupying.
the state of being preoccupied, esp mentally
something that holds the attention or preoccupies the mind
noun 1. a proceeding, measure, or provision by which one prepares for something: preparations for a journey. 2. any proceeding, experience, or the like considered as a mode of preparing for the future. 3. an act of preparing. 4. the state of being prepared. 5. something prepared, manufactured, or compounded: a special preparation for sunbathers. […]
adjective 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.
verb (used with object), prescribed, prescribing. 1. to lay down, in writing or otherwise, as a rule or a course of action to be followed; appoint, ordain, or enjoin. 2. Medicine/Medical. to designate or order the use of (a medicine, remedy, treatment, etc.). verb (used without object), prescribed, prescribing. 3. to lay down rules; direct; […]
[prez-uh n-tey-shuh n, pree-zen-] /ˌprɛz ənˈteɪ ʃən, ˌpri zɛn-/ noun 1. an act of presenting. 2. the state of being presented. 3. a social introduction, as of a person at court. 4. an exhibition or performance, as of a play or film. 5. offering, delivering, or bestowal, as of a gift. 6. a gift. 7. […]