preparative

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See also: préparative

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɹəˈpæɹətɪv/

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English preperatif, from Middle French preparatif and Medieval Latin prēparātīvus.

Adjective[edit]

preparative (comparative more preparative, superlative most preparative)

  1. That serves to prepare something
    preparative chromatography
  2. preliminary or preparatory
    preparative discussions

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

preparative (plural preparatives)

  1. Something to be done in preparation; a preliminary

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

preparative

  1. feminine plural of preparativo

Anagrams[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French préparatifs.

Noun[edit]

preparative f pl (plural only)

  1. preparation

Declension[edit]