The condition of being made ready beforehand
A plan made in preparation for an undertaking.
The act of preparing
The state of being prepared
Something that is prepared
In this way my preparation for college went on without interruption.
Dyeing is another large trade, as is the preparation of indigo.
He subsequently undertook the preparation of a new edition of the Hebrew Bible for the British and Foreign Bible Society.
The preliminary preparation for research of any value becomes yearly more exacting.
Alarmed voices were heard, and a stir of final preparation swept over all the troops.