HyperDic: preparatory

English > 1 sense of the word preparatory:
ADJECTIVEallpreparatory, preparative, propaedeuticpreceding and preparing for something
preparatory > pronunciation
Soundspreh'prahtao.riy; prihpeh'rahtao.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > preparatory: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningpreceding and preparing for something.
Example"preparatory steps"
Synonymspreparative, propaedeutic
BroaderprecedingExisting or coming before
Spanishpreliminar, preparatorio
Catalanpreliminar, preparatori
Verbspreparemake ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
prepareundergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession
preparecreate by training and teaching
prepareeducate for a future role or function

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