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noun as in negligence

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Between Moderna and Pfizer, makers of the two vaccines emphasized in federal distribution preparedness plans, the US should have access to at least 50 million vaccine doses by the end of 2020.

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Those that aren’t have to be dealt with through mitigation and preparedness—or just accepted.

Which is why Silicon Valley sees dollars in the disaster preparedness business.

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Luciana Borio, the previous director for medical and biodefense preparedness, is a practicing medical doctor and has an extensive background in medical health preparedness.

Newsom did sign legislation to improve emergency response and preparedness efforts.

It was a bizarre setup from the start, and one plagued by unpreparedness.

(a) Absolute unpreparedness of a war, which was begun with frivolity without parallel.

Our sanguine king expected an immediate cessation of hostilities, and that 128his unpreparedness would thus be huddled up.

So much for the lesson of unpreparedness and what I believe we should do to remedy it.

We had the lesson of unpreparedness illustrated so that we all can understand it.

He was already suspicious, and too good a seaman to let unpreparedness play any part in his actions.


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On this page you'll find 83 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unpreparedness, such as: disregard, failure, forgetfulness, heedlessness, inattention, and inattentiveness.

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