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preparative

pre·par·a·tive

preparative

 
pronunciation:
prih peI r tihv
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: tending to prepare or make ready.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: something that prepares.
derivation: preparatively (adv.)