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ready-made

adjective
     
Related topics: Business, Industry
ready-made [only before noun]
1TIB ready-made food or goods are already prepared or made, and ready for you to use immediately:
a ready-made spaghetti sauce
2 ready-made ideas or reasons are provided for you, so that you do not have to think of them yourself:
The rain gave us a ready-made excuse to stay at home.

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