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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpreparednesspre‧pared‧ness /prɪˈpeədnəs, -ˈpeərəd- $ -ˈperəd-, -ˈperd-/ noun [uncountable] formal  1 READYwhen someone is ready for something the country’s lack of military preparedness2 when someone is willing to do something their preparedness to break the law
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preparednessWe should have a detached preparedness for mystical states and no anxiety for them.It means preparedness to experiment with new and possibly riskier arrangements.They never campaigned for military preparedness.Military preparedness is important to prevent war.Military preparedness, Augustine said, should not be based on the wishes of diplomats.I am not opposed to the accepted concept of preparedness.Any falling short in doing so reflects more on the teaching than on the students' preparedness to respond.This, of course, was the accepted version of the preparedness theory.
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