Definition of preparedness noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

preparedness

 noun
noun
NAmE//prɪˈpɛrədnəs//
 
[uncountable]preparedness (to do something)(formal)
 
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the state of being ready or willing to do something I was surprised by his preparedness to break the law. The troops are in a state of preparedness.
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