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 (prĭ-păr′ə-tĭv, -pâr′-)
Serving or tending to prepare or make ready; preliminary.
Something that prepares for or acts as a preliminary to something following.

pre·par′a·tive·ly adv.


serving to prepare; preparatory
something that prepares
preˈparatively adv


(prɪˈpær ə tɪv, -ˈpɛər-)

1. preparatory.
2. something that prepares; preparation.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French < Medieval Latin]
pre•par′a•tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.preparative - preceding and preparing for something; "preparatory steps"
preceding - existing or coming before
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But almost everybody supposed that this particular preparative heedfulness in Ahab must only be with a view to the ultimate chase of Moby Dick; for he had already revealed his intention to hunt that mortal monster in person.
She was not aware of it, however, any more than she was aware that her desire that Martin take a position was the instinctive and preparative impulse of motherhood.
He had been clearing his head with a lotion of cold water, as a good preparative to providing hot water for the heads of the jury, and had been reading with the neck of his shirt thrown wide open that he might the more freely choke the opposite witnesses.
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Memon told Indian news agency ANI, "A mere invitation to the Hurriyat leaders, one does not know what would be the agenda or the nature of talks, it is preparative to talk to the people, as they feel this would be instrumental in their own interests.
This two-volume set details the main preparative stereoselective methods for the synthesis of chiral drugs and natural products, as well as the application of modern analytical methods and separation techniques for analysis, isolation, and chiral separation, with emphasis on recent advances.
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Topics range from modern assay technologies for enzyme screening over factors influencing enzyme selectivity, including the consequences from enzyme formulation and various solvent effects, to a variety of preparative applications.
This full-color, 32-page catalog now includes an expanded section on supercritical fluid chromatography systems, such as preparative, analytical and extraction systems.
While LC has proven to be a very useful analytical technique in the laboratory, as well as being advantageous in selected preparative and production-scale applications, it is an extremely involved technique that is generally avoided unless a clear argument can be made as to its advantage.

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