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noun as in readiness

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Late last year, Governor Gavin Newsom signed a package of fire bills that included another $1 billion for preparedness and emergency response.

Designed with input from more than 100 professional adventurers, this kit makes preparedness super portable.

So I think if anything, we need to have some preparedness for more of these local outbreaks—to be very much on our toes and to be able to handle them quickly.

I learned a lot about disaster preparedness when I went to help out in Louisiana.

Yet, despite the predictable nature of this crisis, spending for pandemic preparedness has fallen nearly 50% since 2003 to a little under $1 billion a year, compared to a $676 billion defense budget.

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Philip Breedlove, NATO commander-in-chief, says this represents a shift, "from engagement to preparedness."

When we decimate the funding for hospital preparedness, we put ourselves in great peril.

Rigor/College Preparedness (30 percent) Three data points made up this category, each weighted equally.

She brings her own tea bags in a neat Ziploc bag, and I am mildly awed at her preparedness and chutzpah.

But Pratap Rudra, routed repeatedly by his lack of preparedness in a rapidly altering region, had exposed his weaknesses.

Such a collection of reproduced missives betokened the carefulness and preparedness of the possessor.

Among the Moros, as in Granada, “Love laughs with a grip on the knife,” and preparedness is as essential as good government.

But preparedness and capacity call for more consideration, however brief.

Thus such preparedness actually prevented any chance for even discussion of a peaceful settlement.

Belgium to-day is an illustration of what may be expected from lack of adequate preparedness.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to preparedness, such as: alertness, mobility, preparation, willingness, and zeal.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.