how to pronounce prepared


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prepared is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of prepared in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… since I was not prepared I went my heart …”

meanings of prepared


  1. Disposed, willing, ready (to do something).


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of prepare.

prepared frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word prepared occurs in english on average 67.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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