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Definition of geared adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1geared to/toward something geared to do something designed or organized to achieve a particular purpose, or to be suitable for a particular group of people The program is geared to preparing students for the world of work. The resort is geared toward families with children.
  2. 2geared up (for something) geared up (to do something) prepared and ready for something We have people on board geared up to help with any problems.
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