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prep1 / prep/ • n. inf. a student or graduate of a preparatory school: preps as well as Westerners with Ivy League degrees. prep2 inf. • v. (prepped , prep·ping ) [tr.] prepare (something); make ready: scores of volunteers help prep the food. ∎  [intr.] prepare oneself for an event: to prep for his role he trimmed his unruly locks. • n. preparation: I do the prep | [as adj.] I had virtually no prep time.

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PREP n. (in the UK) Post-Registration Education and Practice, requirements for which are set by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Adherence to these professional standards, which specify the minimum number of hours of practice and learning activity required to ensure reregistration, are a prerequisite for enployment.

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prep (colloq.) short for preparation, preparatory. XIX.

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prepcep, Dieppe, hep, misstep, outstep, pep, prep, rep, schlepp, skep, step, steppe, strep •quickstep • sidestep • doorstep •goosestep • footstep • one-step

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