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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.
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prep

(prɛp)
vb, preps, prepping or prepped
(Medicine) (tr) to prepare (a patient) for a medical operation or procedure
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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.
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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"
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

prep

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

[prɛp] (fam) (Scol)
1. ncompiti mpl
2. adj prep school = preparatory school
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

prep

n (fam) preparación quirúrgica, preparación del paciente para un procedimiento o una cirugía
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References in periodicals archive ?
We know that no single prep can meet all the prepping needs because of patient and procedure variability.
Meal prepping or "meal prep" is a popular cooking trend that can save money and time while improving nutritional intake.
Jonathan Volk (Department of Public Health, San Francisco) and colleagues at other institutions observed that intermittent PrEPping could improve adherence, cut costs and side effects, and make sense for people who "only perceive themselves to be at risk at certain periods (eg, weekends, vacations), and thus are not willing to take a daily pill." (30) But TDF/ FTC dosing just before and after sex, as in the macaque studies, will work only for people who have sex fewer than three times a week (otherwise you still need near-daily dosing) and for people who plan sex ahead of time and have TDF/FTC on hand.
Suitable for prepping 4.5-inch ID to 18-inch OD pipe, the tool is available with a variety of formed tool blades to produce compound end preps on stainless steel, super duplex, and other hard to machine alloys.
You'll need to use judgment when prepping your surfaces to be repaired.