What does Preparedness mean?

Definitions for Preparedness
prɪˈpɛər ɪd nɪs, -ˈpɛərd nɪsPre·pared·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. readiness, preparedness, preparation(noun)

    the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)

    "putting them in readiness"; "their preparation was more than adequate"

Wiktionary

  1. preparedness(Noun)

    The state of being prepared

Freebase

  1. Preparedness

    In psychology, preparedness is a concept developed to explain why certain associations are learned more readily than others. For example, phobias related to survival, such as snakes, spiders, and heights, are much more common and much easier to induce in the laboratory than other kinds of fears. According to Seligman, this is a result of our evolutionary history. The theory states that organisms which learned to fear environmental threats faster had a survival and reproductive advantage. Consequently, the innate predisposition to fear these threats became an adaptive human trait. The concept of preparedness has also been used to explain why taste aversions are learned so quickly and efficiently compared with other kinds of classical conditioning.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Preparedness in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Preparedness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Preparedness in a Sentence

  1. Margaret Chan:

    They communicated and looked at collaboration and to see whether we can, in terms of preparedness, get some vaccines ready in advance of another MERS outbreak.

  2. Kiki Bandilla:

    We all need to have a certain level of preparedness, i see it becoming a little bit more mainstream, because I believe what's happening in our government, on both the right and the left, is chaos.

  3. Michael Gove:

    The risk of leaving without a deal has actually increased because we cannot guarantee that the European Council will grant an extension, that is why I will later today be chairing a Cabinet committee meeting (...) in order to ensure that the next stage of our exit preparations, our preparedness for a no-deal, is accelerated.

  4. Neil Ferguson:

    However, the detection of three cases outside China is worrying. We calculate, based on flight and population data, that there is only a 1 in 574 chance that a person infected in Wuhan would travel overseas before they sought medical care. This implies there might have been over 1,700 cases in Wuhan so far, there are many unknowns, meaning the uncertainty range around this estimate goes from 190 cases to over 4,000. But the magnitude of these numbers suggests that substantial human-to-human transmission can not be ruled out. Heightened surveillance, prompt information sharing and enhanced preparedness are recommended.

  5. Christos Stylianides:

    Prevention and preparedness is essential.

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