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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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How to say preparedness in sign language?

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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. Rachel Semmel:

    The Trump administration continues to take the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease very seriously. Today, the administration is transmitting to Congress a $2.5 billion supplemental funding plan to accelerate vaccine development, support preparedness and response activities and to procure much needed equipment and supplies.

  2. Kyla Reid:

    I don't think you can say mobile is a single silver bullet for emergency preparedness or response, but it's critical that it's prioritised.

  3. Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus:

    From this pandemic we have to try to learn…what the gaps are, this is a message even for the developed countries. Across the board you see a lack of preparedness of the public health system, no country is immune. No country can claim it has a strong health system. We have to be really honest and assess and address this problem.

  4. Danny Lavergne:

    Southwestern Louisiana could get 15-20 inches of rain from Harvey. Flash floods warnings went into effect through Thursday as areas along the coast faced tropical storm warnings. Flooding has already taken over localized streets since Sunday, The Weather Channel reported. An emergency response official in a coastal Louisiana parish said the threat of flooding from Harvey's torrential rains could be new ground for us. Harvey has been blamed for at least five confirmed deaths, including a woman killed Monday in the town of Porter, northeast of Houston, when a large oak tree dislodged by heavy rains toppled onto her trailer home. In addition, a Houston television station reported Monday that six family members were believed to have drowned when their van was swept away by floodwaters. The KHOU report was attributed to three family members the station did not identify. No bodies have been recovered. The flooding was so widespread that the levels of city waterways have either equaled or surpassed those of Tropical Storm Allison from 2001, and no major highway has been spared some overflow.The city's normally bustling business district was virtually deserted Monday, with emergency vehicles making up most of the traffic. Most businesses were closed. In Louisiana, Danny Lavergne, director of Cameron Parish's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, said approximately 30 roads in the parish were covered with water but remained passable by Monday morning. It's far from being over.

  5. Matshidiso Moeti:

    I have seen enthusiastic and determined contributions to the preparedness of these countries.

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