prep

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prep (countable and uncountable, plural preps)

  1. (countable) Preparation.
  2. Abbreviation of preposition.
  3. (informal, countable) A student or graduate of a prep school, a preppy. [from late 19th c.]
  4. (UK, uncountable) Homework, work set to do outside class time, used widely in public schools and preparatory schools but not state schools.

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Verb[edit]

prep (third-person singular simple present preps, present participle prepping, simple past and past participle prepped)

  1. (informal) To prepare.

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Noun[edit]

prep f

  1. a start, bounce

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