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a proceeding, measure, or provision by which one prepares for something:
preparations for a journey.
any proceeding, experience, or the like considered as a mode of preparing for the future.
an act of preparing.
the state of being prepared.
something prepared, manufactured, or compounded:
a special preparation for sunbathers.
a specimen, as an animal body, prepared for scientific examination, dissection, etc.

the preparing of a dissonance, by introducing the dissonant tone as a consonant tone in the preceding chord.
the tone so introduced.

New Testament. the day before the Sabbath or a feast day.
British. work done by students in preparation for class; homework.
the Preparation, the introductory prayers of the Mass or other divine service.
the act or process of preparing
the state of being prepared; readiness
(often pl) a measure done in order to prepare for something; provision: to make preparations for something
something that is prepared, esp a medicinal formulation
(esp in a boarding school)

the period reserved for this Usually shortened to prep


the anticipation of a dissonance so that the note producing it in one chord is first heard in the preceding chord as a consonance
a note so employed

(often capital) the preliminary prayers at Mass or divine service

preparation prep·a·ra·tion (prěp’ə-rā’shən)
A substance, such as a medicine, prepared for a particular purpose.


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