read·y-made • adj. (esp. of products such as clothes and curtains) made to a standard size or specification rather than to order. ∎ available straight away; not needing to be specially created or devised: we have no ready-made answers. ∎ (of food) ready to be served without further preparation: a ready-made Christmas cake. • n. (usu. ready-mades) a ready-made article: on the top shelf of ready-mades is Stromboli. ∎ a mass-produced article selected by an artist and displayed as a work of art.
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