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Worry does not mean fear, but readiness for the confrontation.
Bashar al-Assad

Meaning of "readiness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF READINESS

readiness  [ˈrɛdɪnɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF READINESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Readiness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES READINESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of readiness in the English dictionary

The first definition of readiness in the dictionary is the state of being ready or prepared, as for use or action. Other definition of readiness is willingness or eagerness to do something. Readiness is also ease or promptness.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH READINESS


cloudiness
ˈklaʊdɪnɪs
foolhardiness
ˈfuːlˌhɑːdɪnɪs
giddiness
ˈɡɪdɪnɪs
greediness
ˈɡriːdɪnɪs
handiness
ˈhændɪnɪs
hardiness
ˈhɑːdɪnɪs
headiness
ˈhɛdɪnɪs
moodiness
ˈmuːdɪnɪs
neediness
ˈniːdɪnɪs
rowdiness
ˈraʊdɪnɪs
speediness
ˈspiːdɪnɪs
steadiness
ˈstɛdɪnɪs
sturdiness
ˈstɜːdɪnɪs
tardiness
ˈtɑːdɪnɪs
tidiness
ˈtaɪdɪnɪs
trendiness
ˈtrendɪnɪs
unsteadiness
ʌnˈstɛdɪnɪs
untidiness
ʌnˈtaɪdɪnɪs
woodiness
ˈwʊdɪnɪs
wordiness
ˈwɜːdɪnɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE READINESS

readiest
readily
reading
reading age
reading book
reading comprehension
reading desk
reading glass
reading glasses
reading group
reading knowledge
reading lamp
reading light
reading list
reading material
reading matter
reading room
reading speed
reading the Law
reading week

WORDS THAT END LIKE READINESS

agribusiness
big business
bulkiness
business
cleanliness
cleanliness is next to godliness
comeliness
dizziness
do the business
e-business
emptiness
family business
fitness
friendliness
happiness
holiness
laziness
loneliness
loveliness
show business
timeliness

Synonyms and antonyms of readiness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «READINESS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «readiness» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of readiness

Translation of «readiness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF READINESS

Find out the translation of readiness to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of readiness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «readiness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

准备就绪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

disposición
570 millions of speakers

English

readiness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तत्परता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الاستعداد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

готовность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

prontidão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রস্তুতি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

empressement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

kesediaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bereitschaft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

意欲
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기꺼이 하려는 자세
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kasenengan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sẵn sàng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தயார்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तयारी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hazır olma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

prontezza
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gotowość
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

готовність
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pregătire
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ετοιμότητα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gereedheid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

beredskap
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

beredskap
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of readiness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «READINESS»

The term «readiness» is very widely used and occupies the 20.440 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «READINESS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «readiness» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «readiness» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about readiness

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10 QUOTES WITH «READINESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word readiness.
1
Bashar al-Assad
Worry does not mean fear, but readiness for the confrontation.
2
Henry Chadwick
Base Ball, to be played thoroughly, requires the possession of muscular strength, great agility, quickness of eye, readiness of hand, and many other faculties of mind and body that mark the man of nerve.
3
Samuel de Champlain
I directed the men in our barque to approach near the savages, and hold their arms in readiness to do their duty in case they notice any movement of these people against us.
4
Michael Crapo
While our nation faces many challenges that must be met regarding homeland security and our military readiness, it is imperative that we live within our means and wisely spend taxpayer dollars.
5
Susan Davis
I'm relieved that the state of the Marines' readiness will remain high.
6
Simon Greenleaf
There should be a readiness, on our part, to investigate with candor to follow the truth wherever it may lead us, and to submit, without reserve or objection, to all the teachings of this religion, if it be found to be of divine origin.
7
William Greider
The threat to globalization is not the wasted American dollars but Washington's readiness to mix US commercial interests with its self-appointed role as global protector.
8
Steven Hatfill
And indeed, last week, the FBI executed a search warrant on my residence. This happened one day after my attorneys had left a message on the lead FBI investigator's voice mail confirming my continued readiness to answer questions and otherwise cooperate.
9
James Heckman
It is imperative to change the way we look at education. We should invest in the foundation of school readiness from birth to age 5.
10
Aleksandar Hemon
I actually didn't listen to the Beatles song 'Nowhere Man' when I was writing my book of the same name. What I listened to a lot was 'Abbey Road.' Its disjointedness and its readiness to confuse only to delight were inspiring to me.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «READINESS»

Discover the use of readiness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to readiness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Military Readiness: Concepts, Choices, Consequences
In this book, strategy expert Richard K. Betts surveys problems in developing and measuring combat readiness before, during, and after the cold war.
Richard K. Betts, 1995
2
Ready for What?: Constructing Meanings of Readiness for ...
In this expansion of her Ph. D. dissertation (U. of Colorado), Graue frames the discussion of readiness from a social and cultural perspecti
M. Elizabeth Graue, 1993
3
Maintainability, Availability, and Operational Readiness ...
This handbook provides a comprehensive guide to advanced strategies and procedures for this vital function.
Dimitri Kececioglu, 2003
4
The Combat Position: Achieving Firefighter Readiness
This book about combat is meant to be a guide for those who seek to follow a warrior's path, the path of the fire service warrior.
Christopher Brennan, 2011
5
Anytime Reading Readiness: Fun and Easy Family Activities ...
Anytime Reading Readiness respects the reading readiness level of your child. Now you can integrate early literacy activities throughout your day without stress, fuss, or pushing your child. Prepare your child to read any time.
Cathy Puett Miller, 2013
6
Assessing Neuromotor Readiness for Learning: The INPP ...
This new text has now been substantially revised and expanded to include information normally only delivered in training, as well as new illustrations throughout. The manual is organized into three sections.
Sally Goddard Blythe, 2012
7
Aquatic Readiness: Developing Water Competence in Young Children
Plus, the book's appendix contains more than 100 developmentally appropriate water games that are cross-referenced by skill and developmental level.
Stephen J. Langendorfer, Lawrence D. Bruya, 1995
8
School Readiness: Closing Racial and Ethnic Gaps
"School Readiness," the first issue in "The Future of Children" publication, critically summarizes the research on the origin and trajectory of the racial and ethnic gap in the early years from several theoretical perspectives.
Sara McLanahan, Ron Haskins, 2010
9
Community Readiness for Drug Abuse Prevention: Issues, Tips ...
Case study. Intended for use with the handbook "Drug Abuse Prevention: What Works" and "Drug Abuse Prevention and Community Readiness: Training Facilitator's Manual."
Karol L. Kumpfer, Karol L. Kumpfer Henry O. Whiteside Abraham H. Wandersman Elaine Cardenas, Henry O. Whiteside, 1998
10
Military Readiness: DoD Needs to Strengthen Management and ...
Includes recommendations. Charts and tables. This is a print on demand report.
Sharon L. Pickup, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «READINESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term readiness is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Ribbon cut for National Guard readiness center
The Morgantown Readiness Center houses the WV Army National Guard, 249th ... Guard members at the Wednesday ribbon cutting of a new readiness center. «West Virginia MetroNews, Jul 15»
2
NATO starts 'very high readiness' force drills in Poland
The servicemen form the Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF), created last year at the NATO Summit in the UK, is in response to a perceived Russian ... «RT, Jun 15»
3
B1G's 'Year of Readiness' a starting point with unclear ending
As expected, officials have spent considerable time discussing the proposed "Year of Readiness" -- or freshman ineligibility -- and how to decrease the demands ... «ESPN, May 15»
4
Emergency departments improve readiness to care for children
Pediatric emergency care coordinators in the nation's emergency departments are strongly linked with improved readiness to care for children, according to a ... «Medical Xpress, Apr 15»
5
Fake Pox Outbreak to Test Public Health Readiness, Plans
(AP) -- College students, Washtenaw County public health officials and emergency management personnel will take part in an exercise to test readiness for a ... «WILX-TV, Mar 15»
6
Army Chief: Readiness Degraded to Historically Low Levels
WASHINGTON, March 11, 2015 – Unrelenting budget constraints have degraded Army readiness and modernization to historically low levels, Army Chief of ... «Department of Defense, Mar 15»
7
MS Students Begin Statewide Testing on College & Career …
For the current school year, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (P.A.R.C.C.) replaces the Mississippi Curriculum Test – 2nd ... «WXXV News 25, Mar 15»
8
Big Ten mulling 'year of readiness'
The Diamondback, the student newspaper at Maryland, reported Thursday that the Big Ten is circulating a document titled "A Year of Readiness," which ... «ABC News, Feb 15»
9
Report: MCAS not a good indicator of students' college- and career …
The report, Educating Students for Success: A comparison of the MCAS and PARCC Assessments as Indicators of College- and Career-Readiness, was ... «Worcester Telegram, Feb 15»
10
Odierno: Sequestration Threatens Army Readiness
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2015 – With sequestration looming in the 2016 budget, the Army chief of staff told the Senate Armed Services Committee today that the ... «Department of Defense, Jan 15»

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