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Date: 1900-2000
Origin: prepare

prep

2 verb
     
Related topics: Cooking, Hospital, School
prep2 past participle prepped, present participle prepping American English informal
1 [transitive]SESMH to prepare someone for an operation or an examination
2 [transitive]DFC to prepare food for cooking in a restaurant
3 [intransitive] to prepare for something that you are going to do:
I have to prep for my afternoon class.

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