Groundwork and Preparation


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Groundwork noun – Preliminary preparation as a basis or foundation.
Usage example: we are prepared today because of groundwork that was done ten years ago

Preparation is a synonym for groundwork in preliminaries topic. In some cases you can use "Preparation" instead a noun "Groundwork", when it comes to topics like basis, arrangement.
Nearby Words: ground, grounding
Synonyms for Groundwork


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Preparation noun – The activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose.
Groundwork is a synonym for preparation in arrangement topic. You can use "Groundwork" instead a noun "Preparation", if it concerns topics such as development, preliminaries, arrangements.
Nearby Words: prepare, prepared, preparing, preparedness, preparative
Synonyms for Preparation

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nice nice groundwork nice preparation
necessary necessary groundwork necessary preparation
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