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PrEP

abbr.
pre-exposure prophylaxis

prep

 (prĕp) Informal
adj.
Preparatory: a college prep course; did extensive prep work for the interview.
n.
1. A preparatory school.
2. Preparation: Daily practices are the best prep for the upcoming track meet.
3. A preppie.
v. prepped, prep·ping, preps
v.intr.
1. To be enrolled in and attend a preparatory school.
2. To prepare for something: prepping for a radio interview.
v.tr.
1. To prepare (someone) for a medical examination or surgical procedure.
2. To prepare or prime: prep a surface for painting.

prep

(prɛp)
vb, preps, prepping or prepped
(Medicine) (tr) to prepare (a patient) for a medical operation or procedure

prep

(prɛp)

n., adj., v. prepped, prep•ping. n.
1. a preparatory school.
2. a preliminary or warm-up activity or event; trial run.
3. preparation.
4. the act of preparing a patient for a medical or surgical procedure.
adj.
5. preparatory.
6. involving or used for preparation: the mortuary's prep room.
v.t.
7. to prepare (a person) for a test, debate, etc.
8. to prepare (a patient) for a medical or surgical procedure.
v.i.
9. to prepare; get ready: to prep for the game.
10. to attend a preparatory school.
[1860–65; by shortening]

prep.

1. preparation.
2. preparatory.
3. prepare.
4. preposition.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prep - preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)prep - preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)
school assignment, schoolwork - a school task performed by a student to satisfy the teacher
didactics, education, educational activity, instruction, pedagogy, teaching - the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"
Translations

prep

[prep]
A. ABBR (Brit) (Scol) =preparation (= work) → tareas fpl, deberes mpl; (= period) → tiempo m de estudio, hora f de los deberes
B. VI (US) to prep forprepararse para (Scol) → hacer el curso de preparación para (los estudios universitarios)
C. VT (US) → preparar
to prep o.sprepararse
D. CPD prep school N (Brit)
see preparatory B

prep

[ˈprɛp]
n (British)
(= homework) → devoirs mpl
history prep → les devoirs d'histoire
to do one's prep → faire ses devoirs
(= study period) → étude f
vt (= prepare) → préparer
to prep sb for surgery → préparer qn pour l'opérationpre-packaged prepackaged [priːˈpækɪdʒd] adjpréemballé(e)pre-packed prepacked [ˌpriːˈpækt] adjpréemballé(e)

prep

(inf)
n (Brit Sch) (= homework)Hausaufgaben pl, → Hausarbeit f; (= homework period)Lernstunde f

prep

[prɛp] (fam) (Scol)
1. ncompiti mpl
2. adj prep school = preparatory school

prep

n (fam) preparación quirúrgica, preparación del paciente para un procedimiento o una cirugía
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While at Prep, Harris visited the prestigious Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire, a boarding school she was interested in attending.
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